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A Lemon

Rating: 3.4

Out of lemon flowers
loosed
on the moonlight, love's
lashed and insatiable
essences,
sodden with fragrance,
the lemon tree's yellow
emerges,
the lemons
move down

from the tree's planetarium
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Pink Poozle 12 April 2009

Its ok, your other poems like 'A dogs Dead' is better. Tremedously thoughtful! You could be a writer when your older! Your really good! I have gave you a 8. Its a pretty good poem! Even though I am a short term writer. I have had a book published before, with one of my poems wrote in it! You could do that! Thats how good I think you are! Its just this poem that I dont like very much, but your others are amazingly fantastic! Congratulations! P.S: The one a bout The Dog brought tears to my eyes! You are a wonderous writer! From Amy Gibbs

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Allemagne Roßmann 29 September 2011

mark of a masterpiece...superb

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Elizabeth Thomson 19 September 2011

He so beautifully describes lemons :)

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Luke Johnson 15 December 2009

Pablo Neruda is a sexualized version of William Williams. There is nothing difficult about his poetry. The beauty is in his ability to take the mundane and make it near super natural. I don't know how Pankaj does not understand this work. Neruda is easily a top twenty poet of all time.

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Samuel Augustus 09 November 2012

Neruda painted with words, into the canvas of our minds. brilliant.

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M Asim Nehal 03 July 2021

Crafty poem. Now I can have my lemonade.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 03 July 2021

5 Stars fullest on Top for this amazing poem about a Lemon. Congratulations being chosen as The Modern Poem Of The Day

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Sylvia Frances Chan 03 July 2021

All about a lemon, described in this poem in a most delicate way, with tints of sensual passionate stresses in an extrovert way typical by the great Poet Pablo Neruda. Very impressive!

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Ratnakar Mandlik 19 June 2019

All about the lemon narrated with great deliberation and in an exquisite style by the master craftsman.

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Unnikrishnan E S 08 October 2018

The best poetry, of course by Neruda and the best fiction it’s, no doubt, Marquez. How I regret, I don’t read Spanish.??

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