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Pablo Neruda
Pablo Neruda
Born Ricardo Eliecer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto in southern Chile on July 12, 1904, Pablo Neruda led a life charged with poetic and political activity....
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Still Another Day: XVII/Men

 
by Pablo Neruda
translated by William O'Daly

The truth is in the prologue.  Death to the romantic fool,
to the expert in solitary confinement,
Iím the same as the teacher from Colombia,
the rotarian from Philadelphia, the merchant
from Paysandu who save his silver
to come here.  We all arrive by different streets,
by unequal languages, at Silence.



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