Monday, January 13, 2003

Extinguish Thou My Eyes Comments

Rating: 2.9
Extinguish Thou my eyes:I still can see Thee,
deprive my ears of sound:I still can hear Thee,
and without feet I still can come to Thee,
and without voice I still can call to Thee.

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Rainer Maria Rilke
COMMENTS
Susan Williams 06 February 2018
To be loved in such a way- -totally and without reservation. To love in such a way- totally and without reservation. That is living on the edge in all the ways that could be wonderful and in all the ways that could be disastrous. Extraordinary piece!
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Khalid Jassim 25 June 2012
so great poem...he wanted to say that......me is you............! ! ! ! with a very simple words......what a fabulous...
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Anna Kelly 13 February 2007
I've heard that this poem is better translated in Portuguese but I still found the essence of these words to be so hauntingly sad and romantic.
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