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Pablo Neruda: Selected Poems - Every Day you Play Summary & Analysis

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Every Day you Play Summary

In lines 1-4, the poet is speaking of an omniscient creature who wields the power to play with the light of the universe, yet the imagery that he conjures here is decidedly feminine. He seems to be paralleling the power of woman to the power of God, thus stating that God and women are equal in power. The tone of this stanza is unconscious, dreamlike.

In lines 5-9, we see more worshipful imagery of women in these lines. "You are like nobody since I love you" - love makes the loved one unique, irreplaceable. The imagery of him spreading her out among yellow gardens is markedly sensuous. He is speaking in a worshipful tone of his lover, talking of writing her name in letters of smoke among the stars. He is further idealizing her by wishing to...

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