Love Song by Rainer Marie Rilke

Love Song by Rainer Maria Rilke How can I keep my soul in me, so that it doesn’t touch your soul? How can I raise it high enough, past you, to other things? I would like to shelter it, among remote lost objects, in some dark and silent place that doesn’t resonate when your depthsContinue reading “Love Song by Rainer Marie Rilke”

Snow-Flakes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Snow-flakesBY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOWOut of the bosom of the Air, Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare, Over the harvest-fields forsaken, Silent, and soft, and slow Descends the snow. Even as our cloudy fancies take Suddenly shape in some divine expression, Even as the troubled heart doth makeContinue reading “Snow-Flakes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow”

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Whose woods these are I think I know.His house is in the village though;He will not see me stopping hereTo watch his woods fill up with snow.My little horse must think it queerTo stop without a farmhouse nearBetween the woods and frozen lakeThe darkest evening of the year.He gives his harness bells a shakeTo askContinue reading “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”