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Love Sonnet 17

Love Sonnet 17


by Pablo Neruda

Love Sonnet 17 Identity Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Line); translated by Terence Clarke

Quote #4

So close that your hand on my chest is mine,
So close that your eyes close on my dreams (13-14)

The closeness (both physical and emotional) described here points to the loss of self described in the preceding lines. The lovers are so close that they have become one, and they are no longer distinct individuals.

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