Occasionally they even omit entire parts from a given poem, under the pretext that these parts are not good enough!!
Rilke's Book of Hours; Love Poems to God is a beautiful work of art comprised of both original German text and English translation by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy.
Moreover, reminiscent of the great medieval mystic Meister Eckhart, Rilke holds that God erotically yearns for us as much as we yearn for God.
Rilke's poetry is like a drink of clean cool water for a parched heart. These translations are wonderfully flowing and rich. Highly recommendedPublished 24 days ago by David I Kolcinski
This is the best way into reading Rilke. The youthful freshness, the clarity of language and image, and the spiritual zeal expressed through a devotee-like persona, all are... Read morePublished 1 month ago by William M. Ramsey
What a wonderful book! Recommended reading. And it came in wonderful shape.Published 2 months ago by Barbara Harrend
i once found rilke's home in Prague,chekesilvakia.[sorry about spelling]
i have been in awe of his books since i first discovered them thirty years ago. Read more
Beautiful, beautiful poetry. Was it Rilke who originally said, "Poetry is the soul's natural prayer..." ? Read morePublished 5 months ago by Judith A. Wilson
I'm disappointed that this book is not the complete Book of Hours and that it seems to be a new-age interpretation of Rilke's poems, rather than a straight translation.Published 7 months ago by kip