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Some I just had no clue what was going on but it was alright because when I had some feeling it made poetry come alive. Lists with This Book.

You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. It was actually such a stark difference that I thought at first that there were two different translators switching off throughout the volume.

I end this review with my own poem, An Ode to Pablo Neruda that I made up on the spot, so bear with me: See full item description. InsideLulusWorld rated it really liked it Feb 09, When I googled Neruda, I also found that he was famously Communist, which explains the food analogies, as well as his propensity for seeing value in the ordinary and the various war references that are sprinkled throughout the poems although he was also very involved in the Spanish Civil War and lived through both world wars, so those things would have influenced him too.

I was somewhat amazed to find out how relaxing reading this was, a vacation from books, tweets and news that is heavy with “issues”.

His poems were fine as their own things, but I felt like they didn’t really match up with Neruda’s odes. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. I won’t quote it here, because I’d basically have to include the whole poem, and I’m not that cruel to all my poetry-hating friends who are still reading even after the dire warning that began this review brave, self-sacrificing souls!


Marilu slementales it really liked it Jun 30, Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. And please note that the Items are shipped from Argentina. Years later, Neruda was a close collaborator to socialist President Salvador Allende. A bilingual collection of 25 newly translated odes lass the century’s greatest Spanish-language poet, each accompanied by a pair of exquisite pencil drawings.

It is a great collection, enhanced with lovely pencil sketches of the everyday items that are risen to objects of desire by these verses. No additional import charges at delivery! And not just this poetry, others as well. Paperbackpages.

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Whether you understand it or not, the words are edible. O bread familiar to every mouth, we will not kneel before you: Even though the odes to the dog and the cat were probably the best poems in the collection, I jus These are beautiful poems.

Return to Book Page. This edition of Odes to Common Things seemed a great starting point to ease myself into his poetry. We disagree if people can rid themselves of poverty, of hunger. Item description Year Nicolas rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Honestly, I wasn’t thinking much about how his personality might have shaped these odes until I encountered these lines: I’m not sure how much my Spanish improved, but it was a good experience.


Neruda’s funeral became the first public protest against the Chilean military dictatorship. This bilingual format is also great for practicing Spanish or English.

But that did not make it easier to really connect with. And this elemental weave of words is like a choir intoning an epiphany.

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Volumetrico rated it liked it Oct 15, The last five minutes of the train ride, we began to discuss Vallejo and Neruda, excitedly, then we parted ways. I mean the first time he used the planetarium simile, it was striking.

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab.

Add to eelementales list. Tiare nerudw it liked it Apr 16, It was not improbable for you to think the Holocaust a fluke, that Hiroshima would bring peace, that evil could be vanquished through ingenuity. Perhaps it is the inclusion of animals and vegetables along with common inanimate objects that seems awkward to me. Then, I remembered these lines from a different ode, a few pages earlier: Seller does not offer returns.

Pinochet had denied permission to transform Neruda’s funeral into a public event. After all, in Communist theories of his day, the working class- or “common people”- rising up against their oppressors were seen as the only hope for ending world poverty.

Lorena rated it it was amazing Feb 25,