Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda was the pen name and, later, legal name of the Chilean poet-diplomat and politician Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. He chose his pen name after the Czech poet Jan Neruda. In 1971 Neruda won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Wikipedia

If You Forget Me

I want you to know one thing.You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the fire the impalpable ash or the wrinkled body of the log, everything carries me to you, as if everything that exists, aromas,...

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08 December

The Song of Despair

The memory of you emerges from the night around me. The river mingles its stubborn lament with the sea.Deserted like the wharves at dawn. It is the hour of departure, oh deserted one!Cold flower heads are raining over my heart. Oh pit of debris, fierce cave of the...

By Pablo Neruda
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31 August