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Pablo Neruda
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    (July 12, 1904-September 23, 1973)
    Birth name is Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto
    Won the Nobel Laureate in Literature for 'for a poetry that with the action of an elemental force brings alive a continent's destiny and dreams (1971)'
    He followed the teachings of Karl Marx.
    He had several wives and many affairs.
    He said, 'Fleas interest me so much that I let them bite me for hours. They are perfect, ancient, Sanskrit, machines that admit of no appeal.'
    A crater on Mercury is named in his honor.
    His father was a poor railway worker.
    His mother died of tuberculosis when Neruda was an infant.
    His love poems express young, passionate, unhappy love not sappy 'Roses are red' rimes.
    He had a highly personalized poetic technique that abandoned normal syntax, rhyme, and stanzaic organization.
    Neruda protested government repression of striking miners in Chile,
    He was a flea-bitten poet.

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