from Rilke's Book of Hours
from "The Book of Pilgrimage"
Rainer Maria Rilke
Tr. Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy
. . .
This is what the things can teach us:
patiently to trust our heaviness.
Even a bird has to do that
before he can fly.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Part of a poem that really struck me: