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Rainer Maria Rilke

“Oh hours of childhood,
when behind each shape more than the past appeared
and what streamed out before us was not the future.
We felt our bodies growing and were at times impatient to be grown up, half for the sake
of those with nothing left but their grownupness.”


Rainer Maria Rilke, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke
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