‘Don’t Go Far Off’
by Pablo Neruda
“Don’t go far off, not even for a day, because —
because — I don’t know how to say it: a day is long
and I will be waiting for you, as in an empty station…”
Pablo Neruda was born on this day in 1904, you can read more of his work through Surrey Libraries.
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