Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett

Rilke -


Rilke, in the Sonnets to Orpheus, writes:

    Don't be afraid to suffer; return
    that heaviness to earth's own weight;
    heavy are the mountains, heavy the seas.

    Even the small trees you planted as children
    have long since become too heavy; you could not
    carry them now.  But the winds .....  But the spaces .....

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