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 2 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 2 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 3 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 8 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 11 months ago by K. E. S.
If you are on the precipice of purchasing this translation, you are probably moved along that path by the excellent reviews. Read morePublished 12 months ago by W. Perry Hall
Lovely verse full of imagery. Mystical elements intertwined with simple yet elegant expressions. I highly recommend for any poetry lover.Published 13 months ago by jcapone