Rilke

This poem is called ‘ The Way In’  by Rilke

Whoever you are: some evening take a step out of your house, which you know so well. Enormous space is near, your house lies where it begins, whoever you are. Your eyes find it hard to tear themselves from the sloping threshold, but with your eyes slowly, slowly, lift one black tree up, so it stands against the sky: skinny, alone. With that you have made the world. The world is immense and like a word that is still growing in the silence. In the same moment that your will grasps it, your eyes, feeling its subtlety, will leave it…


 
 
  1. Brad 12/04/2012, 1:36 am Reply

    Beautiful! X