Posts tagged ‘rainer maria rilke’

Sad as the beginning of spring

Could there be a solitude that had no value to it? There is only one solitude; it is vast and hard to bear. How often do…


Archaic Torso of Apollo

We cannot know his legendary head1 with eyes like ripening fruit. And yet his torso is still suffused with brilliance from inside, like a lamp, in…



I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: That each protects the solitude of the other. — Rainer Maria Rilke