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TODAY AT THE LIBRARYMay 11, 2022Your gift will contribute to everything that makes the Library so special.May 04, 2022Felines join the reading frenzyApril 25, 2022At the intersection of this year's Women's History Month (March) and National Poetry Month (April), we asked readers about their favorite woman poet. A wonderful assortment of older and newer voices across styles came in. Here are a few.
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When Ricardo Reyes took the name of Pablo Neruda, he started the most brilliant career in modern world poetry. He lived for 69 years and left more than 3,000 pages of published poems. He wrote the Spanish language's most beautiful and successful book of love poems, and he covered ecology, politics, the surreal, and existence with his pen. He was a natural force, a river, an ocean, fire, and thunder and a man subject to human frailty.