Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Still Another Day: I Comments

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Today is that day, the day that carried
a desperate light that since has died.
Don't let the squatters know:
let's keep it all between us,


Pablo Neruda
Dr Antony Theodore 08 April 2019
ou, my love, still asleep in August, my queen, my woman, my vastness, my geography kiss of mud, the carbon-coated zither, you, vestment of my persistent song, what a beautiful poem. tony
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Aidan Bosak 23 January 2018
What type of poem is this
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Fabrizio Frosini 24 November 2015
STILL ANOTHER DAY (Aún) one long work made of many short poems, is considered to be among Neruda's finest long poems. Neruda was very aware of his imminent death when he wrote the 28 cantos. They were composed during two intensely lyrical days, launching the poet on a personal expedition in search of his deepest roots. Aún is a soaring tribute to the history and survival of the Chilean people. The poem invokes the Araucanian Indians, the conquistadors who tried to enslave them, folklore, the people and places of his childhood and the sights and smells of the marketplace. As in the best poetry, Neruda's particulars become profoundly universal.
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Fabrizio Frosini 24 November 2015
in Pablo Neruda's ''Aun'' ''Aun, Pablo Neruda's long patriotic poem... is a soaring and inspiriting tribute to the Chilean people, their history and their survival.''
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Fabrizio Frosini 24 November 2015
'' We the mortals touch the metals, the wind, the ocean shores, the stones, knowing they will go on, inert or burning, and I was discovering, naming all the these things: it was my destiny to love and say goodbye. '' simply beautiful...
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