Rainer Maria Rilke

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

Moving Forward - Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke

The deep parts of my life pour onward,
as if the river shores were opening out.
It seems that things are more like me now,
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Comments about Moving Forward by Rainer Maria Rilke

  • Susan Williams (2/14/2017 5:43:00 PM)

    Again there is darkness yet that spear of light that comes down mid poem- -magnificent author (Report) Reply

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  • (2/14/2017 9:16:00 AM)

    Simply superb poem with equally superb flight of imagination. (Report) Reply

  • (4/21/2016 4:04:00 PM)

    Does anyone know of a collection that this poem is in? It is my favorite poem but I can't find it printed in any Rilke collections. Please help!
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  • Margaret O Driscoll (2/29/2016 4:02:00 PM)

    A wonderful description of growing in faith (Report) Reply

  • (4/18/2007 6:58:00 AM)

    I use this poem as a letter-head on my personal stationary; It perfectly describes the feeling I had after surviving a very difficult period in my life, and seeing the inner-growth and clarity which resulted. (Report) Reply

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