Who is Pablo Neruda

Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973), better known by his pen name and, later, legal name Pablo Neruda (/nəˈruːdə/; Spanish: [ˈpaβlo neˈɾuða]), was a Nobel Prize winning Chilean poet-diplomat and politician. Neruda became known as a poet when he was 13 years old, and wrote in a variety of styles, including surrealist poems, historical epics, overtly political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems such as the ones in his collection Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair (1924). He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971.

Neruda occupied many diplomatic positions in various countries during his lifetime and served a term as a Senator for the Chilean Communist Party. When President Gabriel Gon...
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Pablo Neruda Poems

  • Comment était L'espagne
    C'était l'Espagne serrée et sèche, pendant la journée
    le tambour est opaque,
    plaine et nid d'aigles, silence
    du temps fouetté. ...
  • Wie War Spanien?
    Es war eng und trocken Spanien, tagsüber
    Trommel ist undurchsichtig,
    Ebene und Adler nisten, Stille
    von gepeitschtem Wetter. ...
  • Cómo Era España
    Era España tirante y seca, diurno
    tambor de són opaco,
    llanura y nido de águilas, silencio
    de azotada intemperie. ...
  • Ode To Ironing
    Poetry is white:
    it comes from water swathed in drops,
    it wrinkles and gathers,
    this planet's skin has to spread out,...
  • If You Forget Me
    I want you to know
    one thing.

    You know how this is: ...
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I Love You 58 Love 58 Earth 49 Night 46 Light 44 Water 39 Sea 36 Heart 31 Life 28 Soul 27


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  • Rajkumarinanda: i do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off i love you as certain dark things are to be loved in secret, between the shadow and the soul. ~pablo neruda
  • Abeeralorainy: “old movies are secondhand dreams.” - pablo neruda, ode to a village movie theater
  • Ojalart: this week, we’ve lowered the paywall on elizabeth bishop’s art of poetry interview, ishmael reed’s poem “the diabetic dreams of cake,” and pablo neruda’s poem “emerging.”
  • Isamubii: “you can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep spring from coming.” - pablo neruda
  • Herartdeformed: as if you were on fire from within. the moon lives in the lining of your skin. — pablo neruda
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The Human Abstract
 by William Blake

Pity would be no more,
If we did not make somebody Poor;
And Mercy no more could be.
If all were as happy as we;

And mutual fear brings peace;
Till the selfish loves increase.
Then Cruelty knits a snare,
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