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Ode to My Socks

Ode to My Socks

by Pablo Neruda

Analysis: Trivia

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Pablo Neruda once ran for president of Chile on the Communist Party's ticket. (Source.)

As a boy, Neruda's poetry teacher was Chile's other Nobel Prize-winner, Gabriela Mistral. (Source.)

Pablo Neruda was born Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto, and changed his name at age sixteen to honor the Czechoslovakian poet Jan Neruda. (Source.)

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