Born Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto in 1904 in southern Chile, the poet took on the name of a nineteenth-century Czech writer, Jan Neruda, both out of admiration and modesty. This book, originally published as Veinte poemas de amor y una cancion desesperado in Chile in 1924, appeared when Neruda was just 19. He later said about the subject. "love poems sprouted out from me everywhere".
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