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Pablo Neruda

I Am Afraid       I’m afraid. The evening is gray and the sadnessof the sky opens like the mouth of a corpse.My heart has a weeping of princessforgotten at the bottom of a deserted palace. I’m afraid. And I feel so tired and smallthat I reflect the evening without meditating on her.(In my sick head a… Continue reading Pablo Neruda

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Ernest Hemingway

Dying was nothing and he had no picture of it nor fear of it in his mind. But living was a field of grain blowing in the wind on the side of a hill. Living was a hawk in the sky. Living was an earthen jar of water in the dust of the threshing with… Continue reading Ernest Hemingway

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