You can find Neruda's Nobel Prize acceptance speech, biography, and his bibliography here."Down there on
those vast expanses in my native country, where I was taken by events which have already fallen into oblivion, one has to
cross..." just a piece of Neruda's extremely well articulated speech he gave on December 13, 1971.
In honor of Pablo Neruda, a centenary was held in Neruda's hometown
of Santiago, Chile. Many stood in front of his home and payed omage to the world famous poet. Many reknown writers and musicians
also participated in Neruda's hundreth birthday celebration.