Neruda Box


Poetry box by Julia Pavone

by Pablo Neruda

I came here to count the bells
that live upon the surface of the sea,
that sound over the sea,
within the sea.

So, here I live.

Poetry box by Julia Pavone, co-founder and Curator/Director of the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, at the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point Campus for the past 21 years. She has taught courses in Studio Art and Art History at UConn over the past 24 years. Julia has continued her own work as a painter, over the last 35 years, creating large abstract and mixed media paintings and most recently working in Encaustics and found object paintings. Her work has been in numerous exhibitions in galleries regionally as well as New York City, Boston, and Bulgaria.

Poem by Pablo Neruda.