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Poems and Prose

Rainer Maria Rilke. Who is Lou Andreas Salome, his first lover?

Born in St. Petersburg, Lou Andreas Salomé (1861-1937) combined erotic sensuality, exceptional beauty and a sharp intelligence that enchanted men and women who spent time in her company. Continue reading 



Commentary on The Walk, a poem by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 – 1926)

Born in  Prague, Rainer Maria Rilke became one of the finest European poets of the 20th century. He wrote in German and French. Continue reading 



A Love of Aloneness. A Poem

No evenings address aloneness,

No need in silky atmosphere,

Open curtains welcome the stars,

Aloneness shelters in stillness. Continue reading 




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