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Posted on 06 December 2007 by tomatocasual.com

Pablo Neruda\’s “Ode to Tomatoes”


Pablo Neruda's “Ode to Tomatoes”

By Michelle Fabio

For the past few months, I’ve been a proud contributor to Tomato Casual, trying my darnedest to show just how much I adore what we in Italy call “il pomodoro.”

But months of work don’t even come close to what one of my favorite poets has to say about this “star of earth.”

Here is “Ode to Tomatoes” by Pablo Neruda, as translated by Margaret Sayers Peden
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