Rainer Maria Rilke, born René Maria Rilke, Dec. 4, 1875, in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now in Czech Republic], is the poet who became internationally famous with such works as Duino Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus.Rilke was the only son of a not-too-happy marriage. His father, Josef, a civil servant, was a man frustrated in his… Continue reading Rainer Maria Rilke *XII 4 1875 — Das Leben das Du Gibst
Day: December 3, 2022
I imagine — with some sense of logic — that life is our limited term for something vibrant, well beyond our current conception of that which we know physically. I do not claim to know what life is, nor what may be beyond our perception. Yet, the fact that our knowledge seems to be extremely… Continue reading beyond this?
two frameworks for exercising respect /
respect the subject as a being respect the subject as an individual As a being, respect shall always be granted.
Breakfast (without blueberries)
This week’s Cornbread
Anton Webern *XII 3 1883 — The Life You Give
Anton Webern, born Anton Friedrich Wilhelm von Webern, December 3, 1883, Vienna, Austria, is the composer of the 12-tone Viennese school. He is known especially for his passacaglia for orchestra, his chamber music, and various songs (Lieder).Webern’s father, a mining engineer, rose to the highest rank of his profession, becoming chief of mining in the… Continue reading Anton Webern *XII 3 1883 — The Life You Give