"My looking ripens thingsand they come toward me, to meet and be met."This is an absolutely beautiful post.Thank you for sharing these words, and pics.
I publish it every now and then, and I'm always blown away by its perfection, if such a thing exists!
Rilke is the manso totally weird and wonderful and somehowRIGHTI have read and re-read his poemsand still can't quite get a bead on themhis letters to a young poet are lovely
Man...is this not just the perfect encapsulation of our place in the world? Beautiful.
It describes my reality when I'm in my own power, definitely.
Thanks for this because I've not read or heard of Rilke. His work is so quantum and sounds much like qualities of the fifth dimension. A wonderful state of being to stay in as much as possible. Not to mention the appropriateness for the this time of year.Love, r
Very interesting concept here. Thanks for sharing.
oh to lean against that tree trunk in the sunshine and feel the senses reel. Your photos have an amazing way of drawing the looker in...
I really like the first stanza, but am not so sure about the second. It seems rather egocentric!
Does a thing exist if no eyes have seen it? "My looking ripens things." Rilke always challenges, captures attention.
The tree looks so majestic and empty, just waiting for a time of renewal and fulfilment. It is waiting to meet it's future, so fitting for the poem.Thank you for sharing. It was wonderful.God bless.
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