Rainer Maria Rilke

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

Love Song - Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke

How can I keep my soul in me, so that
it doesn't touch your soul? How can I raise
it high enough, past you, to other things?
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Comments about Love Song by Rainer Maria Rilke

  • Veteran Poet - 1,181 Points Leloudia Migdali (4/3/2015 5:52:00 AM)

    I just love this poem! So nice! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Jeremy Parsons (2/28/2014 9:20:00 AM)

    My dear husband David and I had this as one of the poems at our Civil Partnership 8 years ago. To my great grief and distress he died in January but this poem still resonates with our love and brings joy. (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 288 Points Ruth Hare (10/26/2015 12:27:00 PM)

    Thank you for sharing. I love that people still read poetry at civil partnerships and marriages.

    Rookie - 0 Points Henrik Frandsen (6/29/2015 3:28:00 PM)

    Condolences [3

  • Rookie Annie Davies (12/25/2008 6:34:00 PM)

    this poem touched my soul many years ago, and i love it still. it belongs in my soul beside my great love for my beautiful blue eyed poet s.n. (Report) Reply

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