"I got lost in the night, without the light
of your eyelids, and when the night surrounded me
I was born again: I was the owner of my own darkness."
- Pablo Neruda, from Sonnet LVII of 100 Love Sonnets
(Translated by Stephen Tapscott)
"Absence is a house so vast
that inside you will pass through its walls
and hang pictures on the air."
- Pablo Neruda, excerpt from “Sonnet XCIV” (via larmoyante)
"But I love your feet
only because they walked
upon the earth and upon
the wind and upon the waters,
until they found me."
Pablo Neruda (via larmoyante)
"I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees."
Pablo Neruda (via oofpoetry)
"Sometimes I get up early and even my soul is wet.
Far away the sea sounds and resounds.
This is a port.
Here I love you.
Here I love you and the horizon hides you in vain."
- Pablo Neruda, from “Here I Love You” (via youreyesblazeout)
"At night I dream that you and I are two plants
that grew together, roots entwined,
and that you know the earth and the rain like my mouth,
since we are made of earth and rain."
- Pablo Neruda, Regalo De Un Poeta/Gift of a Poet (via oofpoetry)
"And I, infinitesimal being,
drunk with the great starry
likeness, image of
I felt myself a pure part
of the abyss,
I wheeled with the stars,
my heart broke loose on the wind."
- Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets (via quotes-shape-us)
"I want to fill my mouth with your name."
- Pablo Neruda (via larmoyante)