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! On Rilke's Birthday,2007 - Poem by Michael Shepherd

and since then,
angels about their business
know we speak their name
more intensely; they, closer
to a human cry;

words too,
more proud to be themselves;
know themselves to be
closer to angels

and even Death hesitates,
hearing your name.


Comments about ! On Rilke's Birthday,2007 by Michael Shepherd

  • Rookie Tara very irritated with PH injustice (12/4/2007 12:10:00 PM)

    Rilke had a big impact on me. I hope that this piece will serve as an introduction for others.... t x (Report) Reply

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