Pablo Neruda

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

In You The Earth - Poem by Pablo Neruda

Little
rose,
roselet,
at times,
tiny and naked,
it seems
as though you would fit
in one of my hands,
as though I’ll clasp you like this
and carry you to my mouth,
but
suddenly
my feet touch your feet and my mouth your lips:
you have grown,
your shoulders rise like two hills,
your breasts wander over my breast,
my arm scarcely manages to encircle the thin
new-moon line of your waist:
in love you loosened yourself like sea water:
I can scarcely measure the sky’s most spacious eyes
and I lean down to your mouth to kiss the earth.


Comments about In You The Earth by Pablo Neruda

  • Freshman - 811 Points Kate Lechoe (5/22/2015 4:17:00 AM)

    A lovely poem. I love the creativity (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 22, 2010



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