Octavio Paz Body Poems

  • 1.
    In my body you search the mountain
    for the sun buried in its forest.
    In your body I search for the boat
    adrift in the middle of the night.
    ...
  • 2.
    Through the conduits of blood
    my body in your body
    spring of night
    my tongue of sun in your forest
    ...
  • 3.
    My hands
    Open the curtains of your being
    Clothe you in a further nudity
    Uncover the bodies of your body
    ...
  • 4.
    More than air
    More than water
    More than lips
    Light light
    ...
  • 5.
    Between now and now,
    between I am and you are,
    the word bridge.

    ...
  • 6.
    Listen to me as one listens to the rain,
    not attentive, not distracted,
    light footsteps, thin drizzle,
    water that is air, air that is time,
    ...
Total 6 Body Poems by Octavio Paz

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