Rainer Maria Rilke

(4 December 1875 – 29 December 1926 / Prague / Czech Republic)

As Once the Winged Energy of Delight Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke


As once the winged energy of delight
carried you over childhood's dark abysses,
now beyond your own life build the great
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  • Bronze Star - 2,482 Points Michael Morgan (8/4/2014 9:50:00 PM)

    ...'winged energy of delight'. Anytime. (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,482 Points Michael Morgan (8/4/2014 9:49:00 PM)

    simply awesome. '...the chasm between two contradictions'. spelled Z-E-N (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,881 Points * Sunprincess * (11/12/2013 10:53:00 AM)

    I interpret this as saying be like a child...you will find the wonder and delight
    are the attributes of god in you :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anna Kelly (1/2/2007 3:39:00 AM)

    ...if we can find the god within us then maybe the intricate pattern becomes less intricate? (Report) Reply

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