It provides English-speaking readers with access to a critical work in the development of the most significant figure in twentieth-century German poetry.
For your sake poets sequester themselves, gather images to churn the mind, journey forth, ripening with metaphor, and all their lives they are so alone.They kiss an expressionless mouth into a smile as if creating it anew, more beautiful.Get a free, books of the Moment sampler!Rilke's Book of Hours is the invigorating vision of spiritual practice for the secular world, and a work that seems remarkably prescient today, one hundred years after it was written.These poems of spiritual yearning and discovery composed by the young Rilke one hundred years ago feel very fresh and moving in the beautifully transparent, supple versions of Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy.See: In the Mona Lisa some woman has long since ripened like wine, and the enduring feminine is held there through all the ages.
This is the first complete translation of Rainer Maria Rilke's Book of Hours in more than forty years.
Download Hi Res, back to Top.Rilke's Book of Hours shares with the reader a new kind of intimacy with God, or the divinea reciprocal relationship between the divine and the ordinary in which God needs us as much as we light art installation nyc need God.They long for the eternal.And lovers also gather your inheritance.And that means: be yours.Awakening desire, they make a place where pain can enter; thats how growing happens.Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.A finalist FOR THE PEN/west translation award.Inspired, Rilke returned to Germany and put down on paper what he felt were spontaneously received prayers.Overview, rilke's Book of Hours: Love Poems to God by Rainer Maria Rilke.These fresh translations rendered by Joanna Macy, a mystic and spiritual teacher, and Anita Barrows, a skilled poet, capture Rilke's spirit as no one has done before.
They bring suffering along with their laughter, and longings ea fifa world cup 2010 game that had slept and now awaken to weep in a strangers arms.
They are the poets of one brief hour.