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Let This Darkness be a Belltower – Rainer Maria Rilke

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Rainer Maria Rilke – The last Sonnet To Orpheus

Transcribed from a reading by Joanna Macy This poem holds all the gifts of uncertainty, pain and suffering. Yes gifts! Quiet friend who has come so far, Feel how your breathing makes more space around you. Let this darkness be … Continue reading

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Men’s Rights of Passage

Exposed chests drip fresh blood to the earth below. The mirror smashed; red dark cave of grief and despair. Alone together – in silence, sweet surrender. Let this death sink in. Scars on the inside release the puss of ancient … Continue reading

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