Pablo Neruda

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

It’s Good To Feel You Are Close To Me - Poem by Pablo Neruda

It’s good to feel you are close to me in the night, love,
invisible in your sleep, intently nocturnal,
while I untangle my worries
as if they were twisted nets.

Withdrawn, your heart sails through dream,
but your body, relinquished so, breathes
seeking me without seeing me perfecting my dream
like a plant that seeds itself in the dark.

Rising, you will be that other, alive in the dawn,
but from the frontiers lost in the night,
from the presence and the absence where we meet ourselves,

something remains, drawing us into the light of life
as if the sign of the shadows had sealed
its secret creatures with flame.


Comments about It’s Good To Feel You Are Close To Me by Pablo Neruda

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (11/23/2015 11:23:00 AM)

    ''It’s good to feel you are close to me in the night, love, '' - - SPANISH TEXT

    from 'Cien sonetos de amor'

    Soneto LXXXIII

    Es bueno, amor, sentirte cerca de mí en la noche,
    invisible en tu sueño, seriamente nocturna,
    mientras yo desenredo mis preocupaciones
    como si fueran redes confundidas.
    Ausente, por los sueños tu corazón navega,
    pero tu cuerpo así abandonado respira
    buscándome sin verme, completando mi sueño
    como una planta que se duplica en la sombra.
    Erguida, serás otra que vivirá mañana,
    pero de las fronteras perdidas en la noche,
    de este ser y no ser en que nos encontramos
    algo queda acercándonos en la luz de la vida
    como si el sello de la sombra señalara
    con fuego sus secretas criaturas. (Report) Reply

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  • Primrose Tee Primrose Tee (5/5/2014 5:28:00 AM)

    nice poem really nice (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani Brian Jani (4/27/2014 5:18:00 AM)

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

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 22, 2010



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