Pablo Neruda

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

Sonnet XVII: I do not love you as if you were brine-rose, topaz Poem by Pablo Neruda


I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,
or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.
I love you as certain dark things are to be l
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