One of my favorite books of all time. Great translations. Great collection. Rilke is a gift to last a lifetime.
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Fascinating work and concept. I am so glad that I have this book in my collection of twentieth century poetry. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kim Scott Melin Aussie Girl
beautiful german poetry in the finest way. i found Rilke in college and have had many years of enjoyment of his words.Published 7 months ago by will crow
Fine translation of Rilke's poems. I've loved this volume for years. I favor Robert Bly's translation but they are very different approaches.Published 7 months ago by Aging exerciser.
Everyone should read this book. He strives to change your life from ordinary to a more spiritual life. I reread this book all the time.Published 13 months ago by bayou ben
"Oh gather it, Angel, that small-flowered herb of healing,
Create a vase and preserve it. Set it among the joys
not yet open to us; on that lovely urn
praise it with... Read more
RIlke is one of my favorites and I have read so many of his books. I found this translation to be soothing and harmonious. Read morePublished 15 months ago by K. E. S.