“Letter to a Young Poet” [Part VII of XXIX]

rainer maria rilke letters to a young poet COVER

“Letters to a Young Poet”

by Rainer Maria Rilke

Part VII of XXIX

Post by Jennifer Kiley

Post Sunday 1st February 2015

RILKE Painting blond

(7th week)

“In
the deepest hour
of the night,
confess
to yourself
that you would die
if you were forbidden
to write.
And look deep
into your heart
where it spreads
its roots,
the answer,
and ask yourself,
must
I
write?”

1 home large photo

One of Rainer Maria Rilke’s Homes

Dvorak, New World Symphony – 2nd Mvt Part 2,

Dublin Philharmonic, Conductor Derek Gleeson

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