Pablo Neruda

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

Death Alone - Poem by Pablo Neruda

There are lone cemeteries,
tombs full of soundless bones,
the heart threading a tunnel,
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Comments about Death Alone by Pablo Neruda

  • Rookie - 170 Points Surajit Banerjee (6/19/2014 6:43:00 AM)

    The poets idea of death is akin to that of Indian saints- what a universal flavour (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (4/27/2014 2:33:00 AM)

    Awesome I like this poem, check mine out  (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 610 Points Alexander Opicho (12/3/2013 8:27:00 AM)

    my favourite is;
    But death goes about the earth also, riding a broom
    lapping the ground in search of the dead -
    death is in the broom,
    it is the tongue of death looking for the dead,
    the needle of death looking for the thread. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sabitha S Geethall (6/5/2011 8:54:00 PM)

    when we read this, death silently creeps in 2 our heart with his cold feet...that makes Neruda d greatest poet in d 20 th century.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Gan Chennai (6/23/2010 6:54:00 AM)

    Death is a Panacea for the Tiresome Body (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Gagliardi (4/28/2010 9:15:00 AM)

    This is quite a gloomy poem.....great imagery. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Elborath Gelfand (4/11/2010 6:36:00 AM)

    Neruda simply is the best. (Report) Reply

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