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Author: PAZ, OCTAVIO
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Paz, Octavio    Poet's Biography
48 poems available by this author


A DOOMED GARDEN    Poem Text    
First Line: A garden is not a place
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening


A TREE WITHIN    Poem Text    
First Line: A tree grew inside my head
Subject(s): Trees


AS ONE LISTENS TO THE RAIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Listen to me as one listens to the rain,
Subject(s): Rain


AT THE DOOR    Poem Text    
First Line: People, words, people
Subject(s): Mexico


AXIS [EJE]    Poem Text    
First Line: Through the conduits of blood
Variant Title(s): Axis
Subject(s): Night; Bedtime


BETWEEN GOING AND STAYING    Poem Text    
First Line: Between going and staying the day wavers
Subject(s): Love


BETWEEN WHAT I SEE AND WHAT I SAY    Poem Text    


BEYOND LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Everything menaces us
Subject(s): Bodies; Hearts; Night; Romance; Sleep; Bedtime


BY THE STREAM    Poem Text    
First Line: How rare, how lovely!


CALM    Poem Text    
First Line: Sand-clock moon
Subject(s): Art & Artists


CERTAINTY    Poem Text    
First Line: If it is real the white
Subject(s): Writing & Writers


CIPHER    Poem Text    
First Line: Wall tattooed with signs
Subject(s): Art & Artists


DOOR    Poem Text    
First Line: What's behind that door?
Subject(s): Art & Artists


ENIGMA    Poem Text    
First Line: We are born from a question
Subject(s): Art & Artists


FLAME, SPEECH    Poem Text    
First Line: I read in a poem
Subject(s): Animals


GOLDEN LOTUSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Disheveled gardens
Subject(s): Houses


HERE    Poem Text    
First Line: My steps in this street / echo
Last Line: Only the mist is real
Subject(s): Fog; Haze


HYMN AMONG THE RUINS    Poem Text    
First Line: Self crowned the day displays its plumage
Subject(s): Ruins


IMPERIAL FIREPLACE    Poem Text    
First Line: Flames have turned to stone
Subject(s): Art & Artists


IN THE LODI GARDENS    Poem Text    
First Line: The black, pensive, dense
Last Line: Into the unanimous blue
Subject(s): Gardens & Gardening; Cemeteries; Birds


INDIA    Poem Text    
First Line: These letters and sinuous lines
Subject(s): Art & Artists


LAKE    Poem Text    
First Line: Between arid mountains
Subject(s): Disasters; Lakes; Shipwrecks; Water; Pools; Ponds


LAST DAWN    Poem Text    
First Line: Your hair lost in the forest
Subject(s): Mexico


MOTION    Poem Text    
First Line: If you are the amber mare
Subject(s): Relationships


MYSTERY    Poem Text    
First Line: Glittering of air, it glitters
Subject(s): Absence; Mystery; Separation; Isolation


NATIVE STONE    Poem Text    
First Line: Light is laying waste the heavens
Subject(s): Insomnia; Light; Sleeplessness


OBJECTS    Poem Text    
First Line: They live alongside us
Subject(s): Mexico


ON THE WING    Poem Text    
First Line: Little sun / silent on the table
Last Line: Diaphanous arrival
Subject(s): Sky; Vision; Sun


ONE AND THE SAME    Poem Text    
First Line: Spaces / space
Last Line: Place of impalpable nuptials
Subject(s): Webern, Anton (1883-1945)


PASSAGE;    Poem Text    
First Line: More than air
Last Line: Your body is the trace of your body
Subject(s): Body, Human


PROEM    Poem Text    
First Line: At times poetry is the vertigo of bodies and the vertigo of speech and the vertigo of death
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


PROVERB    Poem Text    
First Line: Mud in a still puddle
Subject(s): Proverbs; Maxims; Adages


QUARTET    Poem Text    
First Line: A landscape familiar but always strange
Subject(s): Landscape; Seashore; Tourists; Beach; Coast; Shore


RELIEFS    Poem Text    
First Line: The rain, dancing, long-haired
Subject(s): Mexico


ROYAL HUNT    Poem Text    
First Line: The woes of a taxidermist
Subject(s): Taxidermy & Taxidermists


SUMMIT AND GRAVITY    Poem Text    
First Line: Hers is a long and silent street
Last Line: Transparent balance
Subject(s): Trees


THE ARMS OF THE TRADE    Poem Text    
First Line: Coat of arms: two knitting needles
Subject(s): Art & Artists


THE BALCONY    Poem Text    
First Line: Stillness / in the middle of the night
Last Line: I wait for my arrival
Subject(s): Delhi, India; Night


THE BRUSHES AWAKE    Poem Text    
First Line: Creature of wind, whirlwind of whitecaps
Subject(s): Art & Artists


THE CONSTELLATION OF THE BODY    Poem Text    
First Line: Eyes born of night / are not eyes that see
Subject(s): Art & Artists


THE DREAM OF PENS    Poem Text    
First Line: The blue hand / has become a sketch pen
Subject(s): Art & Artists


THE GROVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Enormous and solid
Last Line: Little by little the names petrify
Subject(s): Trees


THE MAUSOLEUM OF HUMAYAN    Poem Text    
First Line: To the debate of wasps
Last Line: Silence's architecture
Subject(s): Cemeteries


THIS SIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: There is light. We neither see nor touch it
Last Line: I hear light beat on the other side
Subject(s): Light


VILLAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: The stones are time
Last Line: There is no water here for all the lustre of its eyes
Subject(s): Time


VISION    Poem Text    
First Line: I saw myself when I shut my eyes
Last Line: Where I am and am not
Subject(s): Vision


WATER NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Night with the eyes of a horse that trembles
Last Line: Night brings its wetness to beaches in your soul
Subject(s): Eyes; Silence; Solitude


WIND AND WATER AND STONE    Poem Text    
First Line: The water hollowed the stone
Subject(s): Emptiness