Learn More

Pablo Neruda

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

A Lemon


Out of lemon flowers
loosed
on the moonlight, love's
........................
........................
read full text »


Do you like this poem?
12 person liked.
7 person did not like.

Comments about this poem (A Lemon by Pablo Neruda )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 0 Points Paul Memusi (12/15/2014 4:43:00 AM)

    So poetically and metaphorically utilized expressions. Quite a creative representation of 'happy life' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Colleen Courtney (6/7/2014 4:20:00 AM)

    An interesting write. Amazing imagery he uses to describe a lemon. Can almost see, smell and taste its acidic juiciness! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Luke Johnson (12/15/2009 6:01:00 PM)

    Pablo Neruda is a sexualized version of William Williams. There is nothing difficult about his poetry. The beauty is in his ability to take the mundane and make it near super natural. I don't know how Pankaj does not understand this work. Neruda is easily a top twenty poet of all time. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Phillip Sawatzky (10/23/2009 2:05:00 AM)

    Most of the people here recognize brilliance and citrus essence, the others are locked into
    restricting their associations and sense of word play, and are definitely Constipated. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pankaj Saksena (10/10/2009 3:46:00 PM)

    First, I don't much understand the poem. Second, why does Neruda have to put sexual references in every of his poetic work? (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 0 Points Paul Memusi (12/15/2014 4:55:00 AM)

    i can attempt to answer your vicious question. Pablo Neruda (according to me) is a Spaniard poet/writer in the Latin Americas. And, as you would concur, Spanish Latin Americanism is a social equivalence to romanticism (charmingly romantic and enchanting kinda culture)

  • Rookie Pink Poozle (4/12/2009 3:42:00 AM)

    Its ok, your other poems like 'A dogs Dead' is better. Tremedously thoughtful! You could be a writer when your older! Your really good! I have gave you a 8. Its a pretty good poem! Even though I am a short term writer. I have had a book published before, with one of my poems wrote in it! You could do that! Thats how good I think you are! Its just this poem that I dont like very much, but your others are amazingly fantastic! Congratulations!
    P.S: The one a bout The Dog brought tears to my eyes!
    You are a wonderous writer!
    From
    Amy Gibbs (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rohan R (7/27/2008 9:36:00 AM)

    Assosciation of a lemon with realities of life and earth.
    Great poet of all times (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,235 Points john tiong chunghoo (7/1/2006 3:38:00 AM)

    love this:

    creation's
    original juices,
    irreducible, changeless,
    alive:

    may i add:

    creation's juices
    irisistible
    blinding us
    to the core (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Simon Zonenblick (2/27/2006 1:20:00 PM)

    His continual fascination with interiors suggests the search for roots and essences that characterize so much of Neruda's great work. Here, the imagery of cathedrals, for example, adds a weighty, religious significance, as well as overtones of design and purpose. The alternation of these Godly images with mention of topazes and crystals, as well as emphasizing the earthy significance of the fruit, not only provides us with beautiful poetry, but embodies the heart of this great poet's literary power and legacy. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Indiana Pehlivanova (2/26/2006 10:26:00 AM)

    I like this poem because it really makes me think of a lemon. He is giving to a simple fruit so much imagery, so we can picture it different than ussual! He is a great poet, I like all of his poem (almost) (Report) Reply

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  2. Stafford's Cabin, Edwin Arlington Robinson
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  8. Winter Solstice, Jacqueline C Nash
  9. A Winter Poem, Leslie Philibert
  10. Winter Solstice, Anonymous

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

A little while a little love
The hour yet bears for thee and me
Who have not drawn the veil to see
If still our heaven be lit above.
Thou merely, at the day's last sigh,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Dusts To Dusts, Joseph Archer
  2. I Love You Truly, Michael P. McParland
  3. How to Think Like a Poet, Holly Wotherspoon
  4. take three hour to digest, Havilah
  5. Before I go…, Mark Heathcote
  6. The Stuff Myths are Made of, Holly Wotherspoon
  7. A Winter Poem, Leslie Philibert
  8. Angry all the time, Kelly Shanks
  9. nutmeg needs attention, Havilah
  10. All Creatures ‘Life Matter, Hebert Logerie
[Hata Bildir]