Octavio Paz

(March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998 / Mexico City)

Brotherhood - Poem by Octavio Paz

I am a man: little do I last
and the night is enormous.
But I look up:
the stars write.
Unknowing I understand:
I too am written,
and at this very moment
someone spells me out.


Comments about Brotherhood by Octavio Paz

  • Madhabi Banerjee (5/18/2016 5:36:00 AM)


    short but deep.well written sir. (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (1/6/2016 11:28:00 AM)


    I too am written,
    and at this very moment
    someone spells me out.
    (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (10/29/2013 12:54:00 PM)


    Short poem but nice. Expressed and written
    with good thoughts. Enjoyed.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 15, 2010



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