Rainer Maria Rilke

A Walk – Rainer Maria Rilke

A Walk – Rainer Maria Rilke

My eyes already touch the sunny hill. going far ahead of the road I have begun. So we are grasped by what we cannot grasp; it has inner light, even from a distance- and charges us, even if we do not reach it, into something else, which, hardly sensing it, we already are; a gesture waves us on answer... »

For your sake poets sequester themselves

For your sake poets sequester themselves

For your sake poets sequester themselves For your sake poets sequester themselves, gather images to churn the mind, journey forth, ripening with metaphor, and all their lives they are so alone… And painters paint their pictures only that the world, so transient as you made it, can be given bac... »

Duration of Childhood

Duration of Childhood

Duration of Childhood (For E. M.) Long afternoons of childhood…., not yet really life; still only growing-time that drags at the knees–, time of defenseless waiting. And between what we will perhaps become and this edgeless existence–: deaths, uncountable. Love, the possessive, sur... »