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Pablo Neruda: Selected Poems - Lazybones Summary & Analysis

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In lines 1-5, Neruda is speaking of the race for the moon between America and Russia that was occurring during the cold war in the 1950's. Space exploration was "it." Neruda is referring in these lines to this new earthly fascination. He scorns the men who go up to brutalize the moon. He imagines that these men will build pharmacies up there.

In lines 6-13, he begins talking about his earth, his home planet. He is talking about how in Chile, it is summer, and the wine is coming to life, the mysterious dark girls are dancing, and the "sun is touching every door and making wonder of wheat."

In lines 14-19, he is discussing the spring wine, the summer wine and the autumn wine, and what the differences are.

In lines 20-27, he is saying that he lives in a great house...

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