Pablo Neruda

(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973 / Parral / Chile)

Comments about Pablo Neruda

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (7/8/2012 10:13:00 AM)

    I have just discovered this poet and he now is my most prized poet......i am overjoyed to of discovered this mans work and feel just reading the poems i have of his already(2) that i am so lucky that i can just read his beautiful works at my leisure........

    He is now my most favourite writer ever... he writes of the regular in an unusual style......

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  • Rookie - 8 Points Besa Dede (6/27/2012 10:50:00 AM)

    Neruda is one of my favorite poets! I am inspired by the beauty of description he so masterfully crafts in his poems!

  • Gold Star - 7,634 Points Neela Nath (6/27/2012 8:32:00 AM)

    Neruda's poem is my inspiration.I love to read his poems.Simply nice!

  • Veteran Poet - 1,675 Points Sayeed Abubakar (5/10/2012 9:14:00 AM)

    We have a poet here in Bangladesh named Kazi Nazrul Islam like Pablo Neruda. Neruda is great, undoubtedly. But Nazrul is greater. I will request all to read the poems of Nazrul. He is the national poet of Bangladesh. All great poets are the wealth of the world.

  • Rookie Alice Mason (4/21/2012 12:33:00 PM)

    amazingly beautiful. you inspire me

  • Rookie Vuyokazi Ndobeni (3/13/2012 8:57:00 AM)

    i love this guy he is such a great poet.He inspires me.

  • Rookie Brittany Nail (2/29/2012 6:37:00 PM)

    In How I met your mother Teds favorite poem was Sonnet XXVII: Naked You Are As Simple as one of your Hands

  • Rookie Grass Padrique (1/9/2012 9:04:00 PM)

    He's the best poet for me.

  • Rookie Traci Welch (12/22/2011 2:28:00 AM)

    this is probably a stupid question but here goes - the first time I heard this poetry was on an episode of 'how I met your Mother' and I was wondering if anybody knows the poem I am talking about - I have been trying to find it - it was astounding

  • Rookie Ryan Walker (10/19/2011 6:50:00 PM)

    I love Neruda, yet to get the full meaning of his poetry you have to see it in it's Spanish version as well.

Best Poem of Pablo Neruda

If You Forget Me

I want you to know
one thing.

You know how this is:
if I look
at the crystal moon, at the red branch
of the slow autumn at my window,
if I touch
near the fire
the impalpable ash
or the wrinkled body of the log,
everything carries me to you,
as if everything that exists,
aromas, light, metals,
were little boats
that sail
toward those isles of yours that wait for me.

Well, now,
if little by little you stop loving me
I shall stop loving you little by little.

If suddenly
you forget me
do not look for me,...

Read the full of If You Forget Me

Ode To Ironing

Poetry is white:
it comes from water swathed in drops,
it wrinkles and gathers,
this planet's skin has to spread out,
the sea's whiteness has to be ironed out,
and the hands keep moving,
the sacred surfaces get smoothed,
and things are done this way:
the hands make the world every day,

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