Category Pablo Neruda

Love

Because of you, in gardens of blossoming Flowers I ache from the perfumes of spring. I have forgotten your face, I no longer Remember your hands; how did your lips Feel on mine? Because of you, I love the white…

And one by one the nights

And one by one the nights between our separated cities are joined to the night that unites us. The light of each day, its flame or its repose, they deliver to us, taking them from time, and so our treasure…

Keeping Quiet

Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still for once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in any language; let’s stop for a second, and not move our arms so much. It would…

Slate clouds, bitter clouds

Slate clouds, bitter clouds let black threads dangle over the winter buildings: rain of stone, rain: The dense city crowd doesn’t know that strands of stones dropped straight to the heart of rock city. Clouds unload winter stones sack by…

Here as proof is the tree

Here as proof is the tree in pure rock, in the sturdy beauty forged by a hundred million years. Agate and carnelian and sparkle replace sap and wood until the giant’s trunk shed its damp rot and a statue just…

I want the light

I want the light locked inside to awaken: crystalline flower, wake as I do: eyelids raise the curtain of endless earthen time until deeply buried eyes flash clear enough again to see their own clarity.

Oh emotion plunged

Oh emotion plunged deep into substance, dark wall that protects the sapphire spire: thick rinds of stones basic to softness and strength, to the burning secret and the hard shell of night, eyes inside, inside the encrusted radiance, waiting quietly…

To harden the earth

To harden the earth the rocks took charge: instantly they grew wings: the rocks that soared: the survivors flew up the lightning bolt, screamed in the night, a watermark, a violet sword, a meteor. The succulent sky had not only…