Sunday, April 25, 2021

Filling the Well: Rainer Maria Rilke

Untitled (portrait of a woman holding a rose)
Hamblin Studio collection, Harvard Art Museums

Transform stamen on stamen, 
fill your interior rose.  
– Rainer Maria Rilke

April 1: John Muir
April 4: Cesare Pavese 
April 11: Elinor Wylie
April 18: John Milton 
April 25: Rainer Maria Rilke


  1. What a surprising phrase...beautiful. Just beautiful. An interior rose. I love that impage.

  2. An interior rose: beautiful thought, beautiful image. The portrait and Rilke's quote amplify each other beautifully, too. Thank you for this Sunday meditation.