Monday, October 25, 2010

the gesture which small flowers make


For the sake of a single poem, 
you must see many cities, 
many people and things, 
you must understand animals, 
must feel how birds fly, 
and know the gesture which small flowers 
make when they open in the morning.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke


* said...

Beautiful quote, love Rilke. Thanks for sharing it.

Dean Keller said...

most welcome, thanks for your comment!