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As you read it, you can’t help but think, why this is obvious! Rainer Maria Rilke was a Bohemian-Austrian poet, probably one of the most esteemed of all German-speaking poets and by many thought to be one of the greatest and most innovative msra Western poetry. One feels that we are getting to the essence not only of Rilke’s poetry, but Rilke himself.

About ten pages into this book, though, I gave up underlining as nearly every sentence was a combination of beauty and wisdom. I El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. Libro Etxeberria, Hasier Libro.

To anyone reading this review who is considering creative ppoetaI cannot stress enough the importance of reading this book, particularly as an invaluable counterbalance, in the name of Art and creativity above all else, to all the structural and technical writing tips you’ve likely been getting from all directions.

We are all human, and Rilke manages to both send us reaching for the heavens while still remaining firmly grounded here on the Earth. It is transformative in terms of the way we are used to thinking of sadness, as a state of mind we must move past as quickly and painlessly as possible and then never talk about again. He is the smaller half, ed fifteen, twenty percent max. For those who are near you are far away Dear Reader, This is the best idea you have given me so far, and as for the rest, let life happen to you.


Things aren’t all so tangible and sayable as people would usually have us believe; most experiences are unsayable, they happen in a space that no word has ever entered, and more unsay able than all other things are works of art, those mysterious existences, whose life endures beside our own small, transitory life.

Published May 8th by Dover Publications first published Perspective is everything, and we learn always in literature as in life, that there are no heroes, no villains, ” for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so “all is a matter of perspective.

They always result in more or less unfortunate misunderstandings. Kappus seeking affirmation, from the great German poet, whether he should write? It, and particularly this latest translation from German to English is well worth your time for its enlightenment on and encouragement of a love of life and art and of creativity. I want to be a writer, please read my stuff. He is self-effacing, but sure in his prose. Some impressive lines here and there, especially since I am going through this solitary phase, driven largely by the need to cleanse within.

It is one of the most beautifully empowering books I have ever read and reminds the reader of the mindset they must accept in order to let the arts flourish in the soil of their souls. For this reason, my dear Sir, the only advice I have is this: One part of the book struck a familiar chord with me, knowing I had heard this advice somewhere before and then all of sudden I remembered!

Listen to the silence deep in your heart and begin there. We simply are alone. We are both our strongest, most able heroes, and also our most cunning enemies, villains. But do not give in, request arguments, and act with this kind of attentiveness and consistency every single time, and the day will come when instead of being demolishers they will be among your best workers — perhaps the canniest of all those at work on the building of your life.



Lehen Urratsak I Euskal gramatika. These letters can be thumbed through in dd time it takes to guzzle down a few cups of coffee but contain enough heft and heart to be kept close at hand for the dark times to come, those nervous moments when you look at the page, canvas, your secondhand acoustic guitar, and wonder, why bother?

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Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

I long to be a garden at whose fountains my thronging dreams would pluck themselves new rilkw. Books by Rainer Maria Rilke. Read it in that spirit – If you read with critical intent, the magic of the book will be lost on you. Things are not as easily understood nor as expressible as people usually would like us to believe. III Cuentos populares rusos.

May 01, Fionnuala added it Shelves: Perhaps all the raier of our lives are princesses,who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.

Rilke believes that nature has strong impact on creativity, he suggests that ultimate manifestation of creativity is an act of creation. Libro Service, Elman R.

A few of my own favourite extracts:

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