Pablo Neruda

(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973 / Parral)

I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You - Poem by Pablo Neruda

I do not love you except because I love you;
I go from loving to not loving you,
From waiting to not waiting for you
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Comments about I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You by Pablo Neruda

  • (2/13/2009 1:03:00 PM)

    Fantastic read! I'm so glad I clicked here! (Report) Reply

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  • (1/2/2009 1:12:00 PM)

    WOW! beautifull poem..very passionate and it has alot of truth to it, <33 10 (Report) Reply

  • (11/26/2008 4:34:00 AM)

    We all go through this at times, whether with a lover or a child, we love them but dont like them at times, strong words love it.
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  • (11/3/2008 2:10:00 AM)

    Love is such a strong word Nice poem
    Please when you get a chance read some of my poems especially the ones called: Everyone turns away and All my life Thank you and God bless
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  • Palas Kumar Ray (9/15/2008 12:13:00 AM)

    Love is just like Love because we do not hate whom we never loved. (Report) Reply

  • (7/20/2008 7:54:00 PM)

    The fine line between love and hate comes to mind when reading this. It's easy to hate the people that bring us to such extremes. Do we really love them? Or, do we hate them for having such power over us? Of course, Pablo says it best. This one is a classic that will endure forever. (Report) Reply

  • (7/3/2008 10:22:00 AM)

    An honest portrayal and description of true love. One who does not appreciate must surely be a fool. (Report) Reply

  • (6/12/2008 12:00:00 PM)

    this poem was dedicated to me by someone i really loved back two years ago but we never get the chance to show our true feeling for each other. this poem means a lot to the two of us. thank you for this great poem! (Report) Reply

  • (6/10/2008 5:29:00 PM)

    I just think that love is so lovely (Report) Reply

  • p.a. noushad (6/9/2008 7:25:00 AM)

    love its colourful wings fluttering around of me, beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • (4/7/2008 6:26:00 AM)

    The hate in love we feel when someone has betrayed us-simply and beautifully written. Love is indeed a multi-faceted emotion, and Neruda expresses it so well. (Report) Reply

  • (4/2/2008 1:06:00 AM)

    ' I do not see you, but love you blindly'...MMMM (Report) Reply

  • (3/23/2008 11:21:00 AM)

    This man was a GENIUS! ! ! i love all his poems. (Report) Reply

  • (3/21/2008 6:35:00 PM)

    i love this poem so much
    im in love with it
    awesome job!
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  • (3/20/2008 5:00:00 AM)

    My Goodness! Right to the quick. How Neruda expresses the loves that have paraded in and out of my painful. And yet the memory that Pablo issues forth with this masterpiece.... once again begins the parade. (Report) Reply

  • (2/16/2008 8:12:00 PM)

    Amazingly painful...Love and pain...blind. (Report) Reply

  • (2/8/2008 6:52:00 AM)

    i have to learn from neruda how to write love poems. (Report) Reply

  • (1/17/2008 3:24:00 AM)

    I just call him Pablo, i think he will forgive my familiarity. reading his work is like listening to and old friend telling me of his life. the man was a genius. (Report) Reply

  • (1/13/2008 9:32:00 AM)

    l love this poem i like most of his poems (Report) Reply

  • Bonnie Cote (1/1/2008 11:15:00 AM)

    this is ridiculous, a man with repulsive emotions. i dislike it, immensely. (Report) Reply

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