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A Song of Despair

A Song of Despair


by Pablo Neruda

A Song of Despair: How to Lose a Girl in No Time True or False

1. To whom does the "pit of debris" refer to in the poem? -> The speaker's lover
2. Who is "you" in this poem? -> The speaker's father
3. What is the lighthouse a metaphor for in the poem? -> The Titanic
4. Which of these most represents the woman in the poem? -> The sea
5. When did the love affair take place? -> It never really did.