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View the complete Isla Negra series of paintings

View the art and poetry exhibition in Chile

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On the Blue Shore of Silence

I had visited Pablo Neruda’s home—now a museum in Isla Negra, Chile. It is a rambling wooden house poised above a restless Pacific. Returning to my studio, after one such trip, in 1999, I summoned up memories of the wooden figureheads, some with doleful glass eyes, that stared out to sea from Neruda's window... Read More...
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See the trade edition published by HarperCollins/Rayo in 2004

See the companion book
INTIMACIES: Poems of Love

Read reviews about the new edition of the book

Read quotes about the book.

Hear the NPR interview with Alastair Reid, April 5, 2004

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