Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke
translated by Erik Bendix
(click on any title to read the poem)

Love Song  (Liebeslied)

Buddha Inside a Halo  (Buddha in der Glorie)

The Swan  (Der Schwan)

Music  (Musik)

photo:  Rainer Maria Rilke at his desk in the Hôtel Biron in Paris
(now the Age of Bronze room of the Rodin Museum)
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