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Fleas Interest Me So Much
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973 / Parral)

Fleas Interest Me So Much

Poem By Pablo Neruda

Fleas interest me so much
that I let them bite me for hours.
They are perfect, ancient, Sanskrit,
machines that admit of no appeal.
They do not bite to eat,
they bite only to jump;
they are the dancers of the celestial sphere,
delicate acrobats
in the softest and most profound circus;
let them gallop on my skin,
divulge their emotions,
amuse themselves with my blood,
but someone should introduce them to me.
I want to know them closely,
I want to know what to rely on.

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Of the celestial sphere! ! With the muse of the Atmosphäre. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
Very fine poem........
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Beware of the strange places where they go to bite.
The great poet Pablo Neruda. may his name be blessed. tony