Wednesday, December 17, 2008

A Thought from Rainer Maria Rilke

"Ah, the night demands nothing of me. However,
when I turn toward the stars,
the incapable to the capable:
Where am I standing? Was I here?"

from a letter to Frau Magda von Hattingberg, Feb 26, 1914
translated by Rod McDaniel, Heidelberg


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