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Pablo Neruda

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

A Song Of Despair


The memory of you emerges from the night around me.
The river mingles its stubborn lament with the sea.
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  • Marco Ribeiro (3/7/2007 9:22:00 PM)

    Second Stanza, there is a typo, it should be corrected.

    Abandoned like the WHARVES at dawn.

    Not DWARVES

    (This is not Snow White) (Report) Reply

  • Chris Graham (10/2/2006 1:02:00 PM)

    Oksana - what pretentious crap are you talking? Or no, I'm sorry; whatever dost thou speaketh of, O pretentious one? (Report) Reply

  • Oksana Shuliak (9/22/2006 1:16:00 PM)

    This poem touches soul with the strenght of wild wind and with the tenderness of the morning light...I've been crying... (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Gonzales (8/8/2006 4:54:00 PM)

    seems like he loved her so much that he fell in lov ewith his despair, the way he missed her was a love lost.. (Report) Reply

  • john tiong chunghoo (7/1/2006 3:44:00 AM)

    very sad pablo and very well imagined and worked on. my share;

    his ship ebbs into
    horizon and his lovely image
    looms into my mind
    the only one i could keep
    away from everybody
    for myelf (Report) Reply

  • Madhurii Ball (5/26/2005 1:37:00 AM)

    Very evocative, very sad. The memory of this poem will 'emerge from the night around me' (Report) Reply

  • Hena - (5/24/2005 7:28:00 PM)

    in you, everything sank, yet i was the one who drowned and never came up... (Report) Reply

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