Friday, 22 April 2011
You, Darkness....! By Rainer Maria Rilke
You darkness, that I come from,
I love you more than all the fires
that fence in the world,
for the fire makes
a circle of light for everyone,
and then no one outside learns of you.
But the darkness pulls in everything:
shapes and fires, animals and myself,
how easily it gathers them!
-powers and people -
and it is possible a great energy
is moving near me.
I have faith in nights.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke
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