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.
I often give this remarkable book of poetry to friends who are grieving, its eternal/universal/profound character is extraordinary.Published 1 month ago by Eager reader
We're spiritual, and we accept the possibility of a divine presence. Rilke speaks to that energy, even if he focuses on a defined God.Published 1 month ago by Julie A. Stoffels
I love this book because it speaks to my soul. Because it does so, I care little about the accuracy of the literal translation. Read morePublished 1 month ago by David F
Rilke's poetry is like a drink of clean cool water for a parched heart. These translations are wonderfully flowing and rich. Highly recommendedPublished 3 months 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 4 months ago by William M. Ramsey
What a wonderful book! Recommended reading. And it came in wonderful shape.Published 4 months ago by Barbara Harrend