Happiness is Poetry: Raina Maria Rilke

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Happiness is Poetry: Raina Maria Rilke

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Tonight another poet suggested to me by the wonderful Suzanne Burns, Raina Maria Rilke.  Short, powerful pieces, reminiscent of Peter McWilliams but with a somewhat haunting quality.  Amazing to me these pieces where written a hundred years ago, they feel incredibly relevant even now.  This first piece is absolutely amazing, enjoy my friends and have a happy day ~ Rev Kane

You Who Have Never Arrived

You who never arrived
in my arms, Beloved, who were lost
from the start,
I don’t even know what songs
would please you. I have given up trying
to recognize you in the surging wave of
the next moment. All the immense
images in me — the far-off, deeply-felt
landscape, cities, towers, and bridges, and
unsuspected turns in the path,
and those powerful lands that were once
pulsing with the life of the gods–
all rise within…

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