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Ken Irby, Rest (Travel, Drink, Read and Write) in Peace: Everyday Magic, Day 861

Last night, unusually cool and refreshing for this time of year, I drove home late in the dark, remembering another such summer night over 25 years ago. 965 more words

Perhaps many things inside you have been transformed; perhaps somewhere, someplace deep inside your being, you have undergone important changes while you were sad.

— Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

Rilke in Ronda

When Rilke set off on his journey to Spain, he hadn’t heard of Ronda,
where he arrived, almost by accident.

                                                   -Anthony Stephens

We were heading to Ronda, a charming city in the mountains of Andalusia. 1,057 more words


The Story Behind She Looks So Perfect

I had my mom listen to She Looks So Perfect by 5SOS. She was like, “Hmm. Songs promoting teen sex. I’m so glad you listen to this!” 158 more words

The Fangirl's Life

Forward First Collections Reviewed #3 – Matthew Siegel

This is the third in the series of reviews I will post over the next two months of the 5 collections chosen for the 2015 Forward… 1,490 more words

Weekly sense 57


And he listened and was soothed. So powerful was your presence
as you tenderly stood by the bed; his fate,
tall and cloaked, retreated behind the wardrobe, and his restless… 34 more words


Los increíbles consejos de Rilke sobre la vida, la creación y el sexo

En uno de los cursos de literatura que tomé en la universidad, la profesora nos dijo que un libro que uno siempre debía llevar consigo era ‘Cartas a un joven poeta’ de Rainer María Rilke. 671 more words

Despertares / Awakenings