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Rainer Maria Rilke

I want to be with those who know secret things
or else alone.

— Rainer Maria Rilke, from “I Am Much Too Alone in This World, Yet Not Alone,” … 15 more words


Rainer Maria Rilke

Breath, you invisible poem!
Steady, sheer exchange between the cosmos
and our being. Counterpoise
in which I rhythmically become […]

You, air, still full of places once mine, 42 more words


Lou Andreas-Salome

Put Out My Eyes

Put out my eyes, and I can see you still,
Slam my ears too, and I can hear you yet;
And without any feet can go to you; 736 more words


Making Art as a White Guy: Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Letters to a Young Poet by German poet Rainer Maria Rilke has two main ideas: that you must be compelled to be an artist and that to do so you must dive deep into yourself by keeping the world at arm’s length. 524 more words


Lodge Between Rainer Maria Rilke and Ray Wylie Hubbard

Somewhere between reading Rainer Maria Rilke and listening to Ray Wylie Hubbard’s CD, “The Grifter’s Hymnal,” the following just flowed out — as usual, no rewrite, you get what you see. 203 more words


Poet Analysis: Rainer Maria Rilke

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle

Rainer Maria Rilke was an Austrian poet, who is well known for writing lyrical German poetry. Rilke has many published collections of poetry and his work is often said to be ‘mystical’.

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Simplicity ~

““If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable,
those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.”  — Rainer Maria Rilke