10 Pablo Neruda Quotes That Prove Love Is Perfect, But So Difficult

The first time I read Pablo Neruda, my heart ached in the best way. This is why:

1. “I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”
2. “So I wait for you like a lonely house till you will see me again and live in me. Till then my windows ache.”
3. “In this part of the story I am the one who dies, the only one, and I will die of love because I love you, because I love you, Love, in fire and in blood.”
4.“Only do not forget, if I wake up crying it’s only because in my dream I’m a lost child, hunting through the leaves of the night for your hands….”
5. “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.”
6.  “Love is so short, forgetting is so long.”
7. “I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets.  Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps.”



8. “But I love your feet only because they walked upon the earth and upon the wind and upon the waters, until they found me.”
9. “By night, Love, tie your heart to mine, and the two together in their sleep will defeat the darkness”
10. “I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees.”

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