Soneto Xvii By Pablo Neruda

Soneto Xvii No te amo como si fueras rosa de sal, topacio o flecha de claveles que propagan el fuego: te amo como se aman…

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Sonata By Pablo Neruda

Sonata Neither the heart cut by a piece of glass in a wasteland of thorns nor the atrocious waters seen in the corners of certain…

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Song Of Despair By Pablo Neruda

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…

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Sonnet Ix- There Where The Waves Shatter By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Ix- There Where The Waves Shatter There where the waves shatter on the restless rocks the clear light bursts and enacts its rose, and…

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Sonnet Lxxxi By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Lxxxi And now you’re mine. Rest with your dream in my dream. Love and pain and work should all sleep, now. The night turns…

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Sonnet Lxxiii- Maybe You’Ll Remember By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Lxxiii- Maybe You’Ll Remember Maybe you’ll remember that razor-faced man who slipped out from the dark like a blade and – before we realized…

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Sonnet Viii By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Viii If your eyes were not the color of the moon, of a day full [here, interrupted by the baby waking — continued about…

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Sonnet Lxxxi- Rest With Your Dream Inside My Dream By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Lxxxi- Rest With Your Dream Inside My Dream Already, you are mine. Rest with your dream inside my dream. Love, grief, labour, must sleep…

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Sonnet Viii- If Your Eyes Were Not The Color Of The Moon By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Viii- If Your Eyes Were Not The Color Of The Moon If your eyes were not the color of the moon, of a day…

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Sonnet Xcv- Who Ever Desired Each Other As We Do By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Xcv- Who Ever Desired Each Other As We Do Who ever desired each other as we do? Let us look for the ancient ashes…

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Sonnet Xiii – The Light That Rises From Your Feet To Your Hair By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Xiii – The Light That Rises From Your Feet To Your Hair The light that rises from your feet to your hair, the strength…

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Sonnet Xi By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Xi I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts…

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Sonnet Xvii By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Xvii I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz, or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off. I love…

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Sonnet Xlii – I Hunt For A Sign Of You By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Xlii – I Hunt For A Sign Of You I hunt for a sign of you in all the others, In the rapid undulant…

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Sonnet Xxv By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Xxv Before I loved you, love, nothing was my own: I wavered through the streets, among Objects: Nothing mattered or had a name: The…

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Sonnet Xxvii- Naked You Are As Simple As One Of Your Hands By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Xxvii- Naked You Are As Simple As One Of Your Hands Naked, you are simple as one of your hands, Smooth, earthy, small, transparent,…

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Sonnet Xxxiv (You Are The Daughter Of The Sea) By Pablo Neruda

Sonnet Xxxiv (You Are The Daughter Of The Sea) You are the daughter of the sea, oregano’s first cousin. Swimmer, your body is pure as…

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Still Another Day- I By Pablo Neruda

Still Another Day- I Today is that day, the day that carried a desperate light that since has died. Don’t let the squatters know: let’s…

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Still Another Day- XVII-Men By Pablo Neruda

Still Another Day- XVII-Men The truth is in the prologue. Death to the romantic fool, to the expert in solitary confinement, I’m the same as…

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Tell Me, Is The Rose Naked By Pablo Neruda

Tell Me, Is The Rose Naked Tell me, is the rose naked Or is that her only dress? Why do trees conceal The splendor of…

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The Dead Woman By Pablo Neruda

The Dead Woman If suddenly you do not exist, if suddenly you no longer live, I shall live on. I do not dare, I do…

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The Insect By Pablo Neruda

The Insect From your hips down to your feet I want to make a long journey. I am smaller than an insect. Over these hills…

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The Dictators By Pablo Neruda

The Dictators An odor has remained among the sugarcane: a mixture of blood and body, a penetrating petal that brings nausea. Between the coconut palms…

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The Fear By Pablo Neruda

The Fear They all ask me to jump to invigorate and to play soccer, to run, to swim and to fly. Very well. They all…

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The Eighth Of September By Pablo Neruda

The Eighth Of September This day, Today, was a brimming glass. This day, Today, was an immense wave. This day was all the Earth. This…

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The House Of Odes By Pablo Neruda

The House Of Odes Writing these odes in this year nineteen hundred and fifty-five, readying and tuning my demanding, murmuring lyre, I know who I…

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The Fickle One By Pablo Neruda

The Fickle One My eyes went away from me Following a dark girl who went by. She was made of black motherofpearl Made of darkpurple…

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The Light Wraps You By Pablo Neruda

The Light Wraps You The light wraps you in its mortal flame. Abstracted pale mourner, standing that way against the old propellers of the twighlight…

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The Men By Pablo Neruda

The Men I’m Ramón González Barbagelata from anywhere, from Cucuy, from Paraná, from Rio Turbio, from Oruro, from Maracaibo, from Parral, from Ovalle, from Loconmilla,…

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The Night In Isla Negra By Pablo Neruda

The Night In Isla Negra Ancient night and the unruly salt beat at the walls of my house. The shadow is all one, the sky…

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The People By Pablo Neruda

The People I recall that man and not two centuries have passed since I saw him, he went neither by horse nor by carriage: purely…

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The Portrait In The Rock By Pablo Neruda

The Portrait In The Rock Oh yes I knew him, I spent years with him, with his golden and stony substance, he was a man…

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The Old Women Of The Ocean By Pablo Neruda

The Old Women Of The Ocean To the solemn sea the old women come With their shawls knotted around their necks With their fragile feet…

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The United Fruit Co. By Pablo Neruda

The United Fruit Co. When the trumpet sounded, it was all prepared on the earth, the Jehovah parcelled out the earth to Coca Cola, Inc.,…

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The Queen By Pablo Neruda

The Queen I have named you queen. There are taller than you, taller. There are purer than you, purer. There are lovelier than you, lovelier….

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The Question By Pablo Neruda

The Question Love, a question has destroyed you. I have come back to you from thorny uncertainty. I want you straight as the sword or…

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The Saddest Poem By Pablo Neruda

The Saddest Poem I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. Write, for instance: “The night is full of stars, and the stars, blue,…

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The Tree Is Here, Still, In Pure Stone By Pablo Neruda

The Tree Is Here, Still, In Pure Stone The tree is here, still, in pure stone, in deep evidence, in solid beauty, layered, through a…

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The Song Of Despair By Pablo Neruda

The Song Of Despair You swallowed everything, like distance. Like the sea, like time. In you everything sank! It was the happy hour of assault…

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The White Mans Burden By Pablo Neruda

The White Mans Burden Lost in the forest, I broke off a dark twig and lifted its whisper to my thirsty lips: maybe it was…

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The Weary One By Pablo Neruda

The Weary One The weary one, orphan of the masses, the self, the crushed one, the one made of concrete, the one without a country…

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Tonight I Can Write The Saddest Lines By Pablo Neruda

Tonight I Can Write The Saddest Lines Tonight I can write the saddest lines. Write, for example,’The night is shattered and the blue stars shiver…

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Tie Your Heart At Night To Mine, Love, By Pablo Neruda

Tie Your Heart At Night To Mine, Love, Tie your heart at night to mine, love, and both will defeat the darkness like twin drums…

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Tower Of Light By Pablo Neruda

Tower Of Light O tower of light, sad beauty that magnified necklaces and statues in the sea, calcareous eye, insignia of the vast waters, cry…

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The Wide Ocean By Pablo Neruda

The Wide Ocean Ocean, if you were to give, a measure, a ferment, a fruit of your gifts and destructions, into my hand, I would…

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Walking Around By Pablo Neruda

Walking Around It so happens I am sick of being a man. And it happens that I walk into tailorshops and movie houses dried up,…

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Waltz By Pablo Neruda

Waltz I touch hatred like a covered breast; I without stopping go from garment to garment, sleeping at a distance. I am not, I’m of…

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Water By Pablo Neruda

Water Everything on the earth bristled, the bramble pricked and the green thread nibbled away, the petal fell, falling until the only flower was the…

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Unity By Pablo Neruda

Unity There is something dense, united, settled in the depths, repeating its number, its identical sign. How it is noted that stones have touched time,…

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Triangles By Pablo Neruda

Triangles Three triangles of birds crossed Over the enormous ocean which extended In winter like a green beast. Everything just lay there, the silence, The…

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Walking Around (Original Spanish) By Pablo Neruda

Walking Around (Original Spanish) (Original Spanish; can someone provide the title?) Sucede que me canso de ser hombre. Sucede que entro en las sastrerías y…

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Your Laughter By Pablo Neruda

Your Laughter Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but do not take from me your laughter. Do not take away…

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What Spain Was Like By Pablo Neruda

What Spain Was Like Spain was a taut, dry drum-head Daily beating a dull thud Flatlands and eagle’s nest Silence lashed by the storm. How…

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Your Feet By Pablo Neruda

Your Feet When I cannot look at your face I look at your feet. Your feet of arched bone, your hard little feet. I know…

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Xvii (I Do Not Love You…) By Pablo Neruda

Xvii (I Do Not Love You…) I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz, or the arrow of carnations the fire…

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We Are Many By Pablo Neruda

We Are Many Of the many men whom I am, whom we are, I cannot settle on a single one. They are lost to me…

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Your Hands By Pablo Neruda

Your Hands When your hands leap towards mine, love, what do they bring me in flight? Why did they stop at my lips, so suddenly,…

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Disappointment By Ovid

Disappointment But oh, I suppose she was ugly; she wasn’t elegant; I hadn’t yearned for her often in my prayers. Yet holding her I was…

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To His Mistress By Ovid

To His Mistress YOUR husband will be with us at the Treat; May that be the last Supper he shall Eat. And am poor I,…

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On Fidelity By Ovid

On Fidelity I don’t ask you to be faithful – you’re beautiful, after all – but just that I be spared the pain of knowing….

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