Rainer Maria Rilke (born René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke, 1875–1923) was a Bohemian Austrian poet and novelist. His style was often described as lyrical or mystical and focused on connecting to the divine and inexpressible. New Age theologians have drawn heavily from his work, which has helped make him one of the bestselling poets in the United States.
Robert Bly, James Hillman, and Michael Meade challenge the assumptions of our poetry-deprived society in this powerful collection of more than 400 deeply moving poems from renowned artists including Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Theodore Roethke, Rainer Maria Rilke, Marianne...
This powerful collection of essays by such notables as D. H. Lawrence, Robert Bly, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and Rainer Maria Rilke focuses on the challenges of love between men and women, addressing the questions and difficulties arising for people in relationships today.
Philosopher Joanna Macy on how Rilke can help us befriend our mortality and be more alive: “Death is our friend precisely because it brings us into absolute and passionate presence with all that is here, that is natural, that is love.”