Pablo Neruda Quote

On our earth, before writing was invented, before the printing press was invented, poetry flourished. That is why we know that poetry is like bread; it should be shared by all, by scholars and by peasants, by all our vast, incredible, extraordinary family of humanity.


The essential Neruda: selected poems (ed. City Lights Books, 2004) - ISBN: 9780872864283

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On our earth, before writing was invented, before the printing press was invented, poetry flourished. That is why we know that poetry is like bread;...

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On our earth, before writing was invented, before the printing press was invented, poetry flourished. That is why we know that poetry is like bread;...

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On our earth, before writing was invented, before the printing press was invented, poetry flourished. That is why we know that poetry is like bread;...

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On our earth, before writing was invented, before the printing press was invented, poetry flourished. That is why we know that poetry is like bread;...