Octavio Paz Poems

Octavio Paz was a Mexican poet. He won numerous world prizes for his poetry collections, including the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature and the 1977 Jerusalem Prize. He died in April 1998 at the age of 84. Read more of Octavio Paz’s Biography.

In Her Splendor Islanded

by Octavio Paz

‘In Her Splendor Islanded’ by Octavio Paz describes a woman through various images of water and land that are separated from the rest of the world. 

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