Rainer Maria Rilke

“Isn’t it time that these most ancient sorrows of ours
grew fruitful? Time that we tenderly loosed ourselves
from the loved one, and, unsteadily, survived:
the way the arrow, suddenly all vector, survives the string
to be more than itself. For abiding is nowhere.”


Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies
tags: love, poetry, sorrow
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