Pablo Neruda

(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973 / Parral)

If You Forget Me - Poem by Pablo Neruda

I want you to know
one thing.

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Comments about If You Forget Me by Pablo Neruda

  • (7/28/2009 10:32:00 AM)

    i am WOW'd :) :) :) ..i love the emotion in his choice of words...its amazing.its like a hav a twin brother av never met: D...jk (Report) Reply

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  • (7/23/2009 11:08:00 AM)

    wow! what a poem. he raises the stakes by anticipating
    her forgetting him. this is real love, not some fancy fantasy
    wow! my favorite poet since shakey
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  • (7/23/2009)

    Neruda writes in an earthy, elemental, organic style... He observes all that is in his view and translates for the senses. (Report) Reply

  • (7/10/2009 12:07:00 PM)

    This truly captures the essence of deep passionate love. This poem makes you feel it...Love is beautiful and painful at the same time. Love is so grand that even the pain is exquisite. It's masochistic, but he's imagining the worst pain a person in love can feel, their beloved forgetting about them. (Report) Reply

  • (7/2/2009 3:07:00 AM)

    hi guys..pls check out my poem...tnx :) (Report) Reply

  • (6/21/2009 8:39:00 AM)

    One does not cease to exist until one is forgotten. (Report) Reply

  • (6/17/2009 11:47:00 AM)

    all i can say, it is a beautiful poem of love. (Report) Reply

  • (6/17/2009 2:58:00 AM)

    awww, i love this one! ! ! ! ! ! very amazing! (Report) Reply

  • (5/16/2009 11:14:00 AM)

    kisss the moon dear and i can assure u that it will reach the desrving oneeee.. (Report) Reply

  • (4/27/2009 7:47:00 PM)

    I love this poem, very emotional...check out my poems for a similar emotional feel (Report) Reply

  • (4/27/2009 7:47:00 PM)

    I love this poem, very emotional...check out my poems for a similar emotional feel (Report) Reply

  • (4/24/2009 11:40:00 PM)

    for those who think love isn't this simple I'm here to tell you it's life that's not that simple; -) (Report) Reply

  • (4/20/2009 10:21:00 PM)

    Is it possible that the 'I' in this poem is Love itself? (Report) Reply

  • (4/18/2009 1:55:00 PM)

    The last stanza especially.
    I'm not sure that i agree with the message. Love surely isn't that simple.
    But beautiful non the less,
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  • (4/12/2009 6:18:00 AM)

    wow that's all what i can say wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwow
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  • (3/28/2009 8:37:00 AM)

    That was so beautiful. I think if someone can forget you than they dont deserve you hanging on, i wish it was that easy (Report) Reply

  • (3/25/2009 1:04:00 PM)

    In fact this is a beautiful poem! ! ! ! but too bad we cant all forget one just simply cause they have forgoten u (Report) Reply

  • (3/22/2009 7:38:00 PM)

    My favorite poem of all time. I love the beautiful words and the deep meaning. I think many people don't really understand the poem and I've posted comments before that provoked some interesting responses, so I'll try to make my point again in a different way... By summarizing this beautiful poem:
    1. I love you so much.
    2. If you stop loving me or get bored with me and move on, then I'll so the same.
    3. But if you still love me 5,10,20 or 50 years from now, then I'll still love you too and that would be a really cool thing.

    Isn't that type of love alot cooler than 'I'll love you forever, even if you leave me, stop loving me or get bored with me'?
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  • (3/19/2009 6:04:00 PM)

    My god that was a beautiful poem, I have tears in my eyes. (Report) Reply

  • (2/20/2009 3:48:00 PM)

    If you love reading Neruda's poetry; you must experience his love poems read by different actors and actresses to the music of Il Postino. I had a tape and wore it out! now looking for a CD to take its place...a must for lovers of Pablo Neruda. (Report) Reply

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