"who was the greater poet, Neruda or Dario"

Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, was born in 1904 and wrote historical epics, surrealist poems, and romantic collections such as his second published work, Twenty Poems of Love and a Song of Despair. Neruda was honored for his writing with the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971.

Rubén Darío was a Nicaraguan poet born in 1867, renowned for starting the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo at the end of the 19th century. He also spent some time in Chile and is revered as the "Prince of Castilian Letters".