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Pablo Neruda

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Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda (190473), one of the most renowned poets of the twentieth century, was born in Farral, Chile. He shared the World Peace Prize with Paul Robeson and Pablo Picasso in 1950, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971. 
 

Articles by Pablo Neruda

Ode to the Andean Cordillera
By Pablo Neruda
Once again, from up high,flying over the sky,you appeared, white and obscure cordillera of my homeland.Before then, the great airplane crossed great seas,jungles, deserts.Everything was…
Translated from Spanish by Ilan Stavans
Ode to Ángel Cruchaga
By Pablo Neruda
Ángel, I rememberin my childhood,southern and shakenby rain and wind,suddenlyyour wings,the flightof your sparkling poetry,the starrytunicfilling the night, the roads,with phosphoric resplendence,you…
Translated from Spanish by Ilan Stavans
Ode to the Flowers of Datitla
By Pablo Neruda
Under the pines, the earth concoctssmall unsullied things:slim grassesfrom whose threadsminuscule lanterns hang,mysterious capsulesplump with lost air,and shadowsare different there,filtered and…
Translated from Spanish by Ilan Stavans
Ode to Juan Tarrea
By Pablo Neruda
Yes, you know America,Tarrea.You know it.In the helplessPeru, you looted the tombs.To the small villager,to the Andean Indian,Tarrea, protector, gave his hand,but retreated it with its rings.He destroyed…
Translated from Spanish by Ilan Stavans
Ode to Jean Arthur Rimbaud
By Pablo Neruda
Now,this Octoberyou will turna hundred,harrowing friend.May I speakto you?I’m alone,through my windowthe Pacific breaksits eternal threatening thunder.It is night.The burning firewood throwsover…
Translated from Spanish by Ilan Stavans
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