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100 Love Sonnets Against the backdrop of Isla Negra the sea and wind, the white sand with its scattering of delicate wild flowers, the hot sun and salty smells of the Pacific the poet sets the poems in celebration of his love The subject of that love is Matilde Urrutia de Neruda, Pablo s beloved wife


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  1. says:

    I have been mesmerized with the persona of Pablo Neruda since I saw the film version of Postman, The Il Postino back in high school In that depiction, Neruda is an exiled poet living in Italy during the rise of Mussolini while there befriends his mail carrier in a charming story Later, having read many novels and memoirs by Isabel Allende, I have


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    When I got tired of copying love poems from the Chinese and Japanese into urgent, wretched note cards to lovers who were unattainable and I m a genius at finding unattainable characters to pine after that s when I turned to Pablo Neruda He s even better than Asian poets at crafting throbbing, passionate, wounded phrases of affection I love you as


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    I really sometimes wonder if I love right, love correctly, or if I love at all and am not just miming what I think, what I want, I feel For me I love all at once, I fall very fast, but rarely I will go long loveless periods through life, happy and unthinking of what passions I am missing, unenvious of people paired in love, like a bright new boat a


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    It was one of those days The kids flooded the bathroom, the cat vomited on my carpet, a toothbrush got lodged down the drain One of those days It was not a day to start a Sarah Vowell book about the beginnings of Hawaii No, not today Today, I grabbed the bottle of Sangria and sat down with this Again, I have to thank Goodreads for introducing me to


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    My comment would be written on the wings of butterflies I want you to knowone thing.You know how this is if I lookat the crystal moon, at the red branchof the slow autumn at my window,if I touchnear the firethe impalpable ashor the wrinkled body of the log,everything carries me to you,as if everything that exists,aromas, light, metals,were little boa


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    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 shadows and soul.I love you as the plant that never bloomsbut carries in itself the light of hidden flowers thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,risen from the earth, live


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    8.5 10I have been consuming poetry in the last few months at an inordinate rate I enter phases cycles in my life where it s easier to read poetry than proseimportantly, where my life demands poetrythan it does prose It s silly, in that context, to add long passages of my boring prose to describe what Neruda does perfectly in poems All I can add is, if


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    5 Stunning StarsI was utterly swept away by the beauty of these love sonnets.Someone had sent me a quote from one of them, I fell in love with itand just had to readI love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or prideso I love you because I know no other way than thiswhere I does not exist, n


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    I made these sonnets out of wood I gave them the sound of that opaque pure substance, and that is how they should reach your ears Walking in forests or on beaches, along hidden lakes, in latitudes sprinkled with ashes, you and I have picked up pieces of pure bark, pieces of wood subject to the comings and goings of water and the weather Out of such softe


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    and to me she quoted him no one else, love, will sleep in my dreams you will go,we will go together, over the waters of time.no one else will travel through the shadows with me,only you, evergreen, ever sun, ever moon thus, i knew for sure.


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