Octavio Paz

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

Octavio Paz Poems

1. Summit And Gravity 4/15/2010
2. Piedra De Sol 4/15/2010
3. Counterparts 4/15/2010
4. Spaces 4/15/2010
5. Where Without Whom 4/15/2010
6. The Street 4/15/2010
7. Axis 4/15/2010
8. Touch 4/15/2010
9. Across 4/15/2010
10. Last Dawn 4/15/2010
11. The Bridge 4/15/2010
12. Brotherhood 4/15/2010
13. Passage 4/15/2010
14. As One Listens To The Rain 4/15/2010
15. Between Going And Coming 4/15/2010
16. No More Clichés 4/3/2004
Best Poem of Octavio Paz

No More Clichés

Beautiful face
That like a daisy opens its petals to the sun
So do you
Open your face to me as I turn the page.

Enchanting smile
Any man would be under your spell,
Oh, beauty of a magazine.

How many poems have been written to you?
How many Dantes have written to you, Beatrice?
To your obsessive illusion
To you manufacture fantasy.

But today I won't make one more Cliché
And write this poem to you.
No, no more clichés.

This poem is dedicated to those women
Whose beauty is in their charm,
In their intelligence,
In their ...

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I turn the page of the day,
writing what I'm told
by the motion of your eyelashes.

I enter you,
the truthfulness of the dark.
I want proofs of darkness, want
to drink the black wine:
take my eyes and crush them.

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