Tag Archives: Rilke

Be ahead of all parting

Be ahead of all parting, as though it already were behind you, like the winter that has just gone by. For among these winters there is one so endlessly winter that only by wintering through it all will your heart … Continue reading

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Stillness behind the words

Buddha – a poem by Rainer M. Rilke for J.D. As if he listened. Quiet…something far… We hold our breath, hearing it no longer. And he is star. And other giant stars, unseen by us, orbit him out yonder. He … Continue reading

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