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July 12th Birthday Love: Pablo Neruda

Happy birthday to one of the most widely read poets of the Americas, Chilean poet-diplomat Pablo Neruda, born on this day July 12, 1904 in the city of Parral in Chile’s Maule Region. Gabriel García Márquez once called Neruda “the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language.” Neruda achieved recognition as a writer at the …

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The Secret of the Sea

My soul is full of longingfor the secret of the sea,and the heart of the great oceansends a thrilling pulse through me. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Quotes & Poetry: Autumn

Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.-Jim Bishop I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.-Henry David Thoreau It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.-Sarah Addison Allen, First Frost …

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