Thursday, January 3, 2013

In anticipation for the year that lies ahead

A poem, by Rainer Maria Rilke:

The Future

The future: time's excuse
to frighten us; too vast
a project, too large a morsel
for the heart's mouth.

Future, who won't wait for you?
Everyone is going there.
It suffices you to deepen
the absence that we are.


Translated by A. Poulin

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