Pablo Neruda - I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You  

rm_endwar_at_hm 42M
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10/22/2005 10:37 am

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3/5/2006 9:27 pm

Pablo Neruda - I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You


I do not love you except because I love you;
I go from loving to not loving you,
From waiting to not waiting for you
My heart moves from cold to fire.

I love you only because it's you the one I love;
I hate you deeply, and hating you
Bend to you, and the measure of my changing love for you
Is that I do not see you but love you blindly.

Maybe January light will consume
My heart with its cruel
Ray, stealing my key to true calm.

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 blood.

Ultraviolet_69 62F

10/22/2005 11:31 am

Pablo Neruda, such a versitle poet. One who can write about love and also write an ode to his socks.


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