Love Poems

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New Directions Publishing, 2008 - Poetry - 90 pages
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Charged with sensuality and passion, Pablo Neruda's love poems are the most celebrated of the Nobel Prize winner's oeuvre, captivating readers with earthbound images and reveling in a fiery re-imagining of the world. Mostly written on the island paradise of Capri (the idyllic setting of the Oscar-winning movie Il Postino), Love Poems embraces the seascapes surrounding the poet and his love Matilde Urrutia, their waves and shores saturated with a new, yearning eroticism.

And when you appear
all the rivers sound
in my body, bells
shake the sky,
and a hymn fills the world.
        © 1973 by Neruda & Walsh

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What a perfectly lovely collection of beautiful, romantic and sensual poems assembled in one adorable tiny book! I don't want to come across as a book marketer (I'm not, I swear), but please hear me ... Read full review

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This book has very beautiful and touching poems the front cover was beautiful. Pablo Neruda is a great author. ENJOY THIS BOOK!!!!! :)


En ti la tierra In You the Earth
Tus manos Your Hands
La noche en la isla Night on the Island
La rama robada The Stolen Branch
Siempre Always
Si tú me olvidas IfYou ForgetMe
Epitalamio Epithalamium
Madrigal escrito en invierno
Oda con un lamento Ode with Lament
Alianza sonata Alliance Sonata

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Pablo Neruda was born in 1904 in the town of Parral in Chile. He received numerous prestigious awards for his work, including the International Peace Prize in 1950, the Lenin Peace Prize and the Stalin Peace Prize in 1953. In 1971, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Two years later he died of leukemia in Santiago, Chile.

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