Questions tagged [pablo-neruda]

Questions about the Chilean poet and diplomat Pablo Neruda (1904 – 1973) and his works. His works include the collection 'Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair' (1924) and the 'Canto General' (1950). He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971.

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What does Neruda mean when he says ‘Maybe January light will consume My heart with its cruel Ray.’?

I’ve been a fan of Neruda for a while now. In his Sonnet LXVI: I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You, he says: Maybe January light will consume My heart with its cruel Ray, stealing my ...
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Explanation of a line from the poem “I do not love you ” by Pablo Neruda

I loved her like certain dark things are to be loved, in between shadow and soul. Can someone explain this? What dark things are being talked about? Full text in Spanish and English Alternate ...