Monday, January 12, 2009

Poem Misattributed to Pablo Neruda

Latin American Herald Tribune [Caracas, Venezuela]
12 January 2009

Fake Pablo Neruda Poem Spreads on Internet

By Ana Mendoza

MADRID -- The poem "Muere lentamente" (Dying Slowly), mistakenly attributed to Pablo Neruda, has been circulating for years on the Internet with no one able to stop it from snowballing, to the point that many in Spain have received the verses online as a New Year's greeting. [...]