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Rainer Maria Rilke

“A kind of memory that tells us
that what we're now striving for was
once
nearer and truer and attached to us
with infinite tenderness. Here all is
distance,
there it was breath. After the first
home
the second one seems draughty and
strangely sexed.”


Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies
tags: home, memory, striving
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