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Letters to a Young Poet

As promised, I am starting to post collected readings of things to curl up with for a little while. Here is Fede, reading from “Letters to a Young Poet” by Rainer Maria Rilke.

I think of you often, dear Herr Kappus, and with such concentrated wishes that it really must help you in some way. Whether my letters can truly be a help, I often doubt. Do not say, “Yes, they are.” Accept them calmly and without many thanks, and let us wait to see what will come.

Rainer Maria Rilke