I am everybody and every time,
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Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda Against the Illusion of Separateness

Pablo Neruda Against the Illusion of Separateness

Nov 2, 2018-- "There is no insurmountable solitude. All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are. And we must pass through solitude and difficulty, isolation and silence in order to reach forth to the enchanted place where we can dance our clumsy dance and sing our sorrowful song -- but in this dance or in this song there are fulfilled the most ancient rites of our conscience in the awareness of being human and of believing in a common destiny." The great Chilean poet and diplomat Pablo Neruda was only a small boy, just over the cusp of preconscious memory, when he had a revelation about why we make art. It seeded in him a lifelong devotion to literature as a supreme tool that widens out the boundaries of our being, and unites all living things." Read more of the creative thoughts and feelings of this extraordinary man. (4773 reads)


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Take ActionYou might want to look at some of his poems in Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair, composed before he turned twenty. It is to this day the most widely read book of verse in Latin literature and contains some of the truest, most beautiful insights into the life of the heart that humanity has ever committed to words.



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