I live my life in widening rings which spread over earth and sky. I may not ever complete the last one, but that is what I will try.
I circle around God's primordial tower, and I circle ten thousand years long; And I still don't know if I'm a falcon, a storm, or an unfinished song.
Rainer Maria Rilke, 1875-1926, is considered the greatest lyric poet of modern Germany. A self-described 'wanderer,' he was greatly influenced by his travels and friendship with the famous sculptor Rodin who helped to shape Rilke's approach to 'creativity.'
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