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Rainer Maria Rilke

It sometimes happens that my hands
grow conscious of each other, or else my weary face
takes refuge in them.

— Rainer Maria Rilke, from “The Second Elegy,” The Divine Elegies. (W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition June 17, 2006) Originally published 1923.

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