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Rainer Maria Rilke: "Come, You Are the Last"

Come, You Are the Last

Come, you are the last to whom I can turn,
you hopeless agony in my body’s frail frame: 134 more words
Paul Weinfield

Breathing, invisible poem!

Translated by J. B. Leishman

Breathing, invisible poem! That great
world-space, at each inhalation
exchanged for this human existence.
of my rhythmical realization. 68 more words


Men have sinned and angels fall!

“Every angel is terrifying.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies


“If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels.”
― Tennessee Williams, Conversations with Tennessee Williams


You, only you

You, you only, exist.
We pass away, till at last,
our passing is so immense
that you arise: beautiful moment,
in all your suddenness,
arising in love, or enchanted… 48 more words

Awakened Poetry

Rainer Maria Rilke

Saksa keelest Kalju Kruusa

Jardin des Plantes, Pariisis
Ta pilk on jadas trellidest nii tõre
ja väsinud, et muud ei võta silm.
Ta jaoks on olemas vaid puurivõre… 158 more words

A bundle of 50 sticks for William and Juliet

Last Saturday I travelled down to Chepstow to read at an event organized by William Ayot who, with his wife Juliet, runs the On the Border… 837 more words

"The Courage to Create"

I’ve been working feverishly on a fairly large piece for the last three weeks. Large, in terms of the usual smaller size of my hand-stitched pieces and large for such intense hand-stitching. 727 more words