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Rainer Maria Rilke

Someday if I lose you,how will you sleep withoutmy whispering above youlike the linden’s branches? Without my lying hereawake and placing words, almostlike eyelids, on your breasts,your limbs, your lips. Without my closing youand leaving you alone with what is yourslike a garden with a massof mint-balm and star-anise. — Rainer Maria Rilke, “Lullaby,” The… Continue reading Rainer Maria Rilke

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