Rainer Maria Rilke

Prague / Czech Republic
Rainer Maria Rilke
Prague / Czech Republic
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You, Darkness

Rating: 3.3
You, darkness, that I come from
I love you more than all the fires
that fence in the world,
for the fire makes a circle of light for everyone
and then no one outside learns of you.

But the darkness pulls in everything-
shapes and fires, animals and myself,
how easily it gathers them! -
powers and people-
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Fabrizio Frosini 13 November 2015
You, darkness, that I come from I love you more than all the fires that fence in the world, - my ITALIAN TRANSLATION: Voi, tenebre, da cui io provengo Vi amo più di tutti i fuochi che recingono il mondo,
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Dawn Fuzan 11 May 2014
Very well written
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Malcolm Evison 08 March 2006
Hauntingly beautiful, it wraps one in the spell of night-time.
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