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Book Review: I Confess I Have Lived by Pablo Neruda

By Ely North, published on May 29, 2013

...corner of the planet to live a fascinating life that uplifted people all around the world. He tells his story masterfully, relating his own experiences and his perceptions of major world events with a poetic flair and a tinge of humor that delight and entertain the reader.

Pablo Neruda was the original Most Interesting Man in the World. Besides being a famous poet, he also held jobs as a consul in many cities throughout Asia, Europe, and Latin America, as well as a senator in Chile. He was in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, which influenced him to become a... (more)

Tags: humor, poet, memoir, book review, funny, pablo neruda, i confess i have lived, neruda

Words of Wisdom: Laughter

By Ely North, published on May 5, 2013

“Laughter is the language of the soul.” ~Pablo Neruda

The second greatest way to bond with another person is to laugh together. (The greatest way, of course, is to get drunk together – which usually leads to laughter, anyway.) When we laugh together, our souls are recognizing a kindred spirit, communicating an unspoken shared understanding.

Laughter is pure, joyous, playful, spontaneous, and free – as the soul, at its best, should be. Laughter is an expression of the soul delighting in its existence.

As a tribute to the power of laughter, I wrote a poem dedicated... (more)

Tags: humor, soul, funny, laughter, laugh, pablo neruda

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