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Pablo Neruda

But you, cloudless girl, question of smoke, corn tassel. / You were what the wind was making with illuminated leaves. / Behind the nocturnal mountains, white lily of conflagration, / ah, I can say nothing! You were made of everything. — Pablo Neruda, from “Almost out of the Sky,” Twenty Love Poems and a Song… Continue reading Pablo Neruda

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Chilean Culture · Chilean Literature · Classic · Collection · Contemporary · Excerpt · Fragment · Passage · Poetry

Pablo Neruda

Lovely one, your eyes are too big for your face, your eyes are too big for the earth. There are countries, there are rivers, in your eyes, my country is your eyes, I walk through them, they light the world through which I walk, lovely one. — Pablo Neruda, from “Lovely One,” The Captain’s Verses:… Continue reading Pablo Neruda

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