“Letters to a Young Poet” [Part XXVI of XXIX]

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“Letters to a Young Poet”

by Rainer Maria Rilke

Part XXVI of XXIX

Post by Jennifer Kiley

Post Sunday 17th May 2015

RILKE Painting blond

(26th week)

“Do not believe

that he who seeks

to comfort you

lives untroubled

among the simple

and quiet words

that sometimes

do you good.

His life

has much difficulty

and sadness

and remains

far behind yours.

Were it otherwise

he would never

have been able

to find those words.”

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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