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Pablo Neruda

Only do not forget, if I wake up crying
it’s only because in my dream I’m a lost child

hunting through the leaves of the night for your hands.

— Pablo Neruda, from “Sonnet XX,” 100 Love Sonnets. (University of Texas Press; Reissue edition January 1, 1986) Originally published 1959.

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