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The Only Book You Need for Valentine's Day

My love for my husband isn’t about flowers and candy on a particular day of the year. It’s about the surging ache I feel every now and then when we’re apart and I think of him. 557 more words

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Pablo Neruda's Sonnet XII: Full woman, fleshly apple, hot moon

Full woman, fleshly apple, hot moon
thick smell of seaweed, crushed mud and light,
what obscure brilliance opens between your columns?
What ancient night does a man touch with his senses?

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Curl My Toes (who Said That?)

Poëzie van Juan Tajes

Zaterdag was de sfeervolle presentatie van de nieuwe poëziebundel van Juan Tajes voor de Latijns-Amerika organisatie in Amsterdam. Met speciaal voor deze gelegenheid muziek en dans van Martin Ruiter en Carolina Dorell. 29 more words

Martine Zeeman

Un "poeta" primerizo

Escribiré esto lo más rápido posible, puesto que a mi computador le está saliendo humo por el ventilador, y pienso que si sigue así explotará en mis piernas y me quemará el rostro más de lo que está, aunque se salvarían mis ojos ya que estoy usando lentes, uff. 426 more words


“I hunger for your sleek laugh,
your hands the color of a savage harvest,
 hunger for the pale stones of your fingernails,
 I want to eat your skin like a whole almond…”
— Pablo Nerud


For Amadeus: I Wish I Could Write Something as Beautiful as This...

For dear Amadeus.

You know who you are. And I wish I could write a poem that encapsulates everything so wonderful about you.

And I will – in time. 174 more words

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Reading Neruda's Seashells

Note: This blog post was originally published by the Star Tribune on February 6, 2016.

For someone who could not swim, Pablo Neruda sure loved the sea. 844 more words