Death

Come thou, thou last one, whom I recognize,
unbearable pain throughout this body's fabric:
as I in my spirit burned, see, I now burn in thee:
the wood that long resisted the advancing flames

by Rainer Maria Rilke Click to read full poem

Comments (7)

He is burning inside and no one knows how much he is suffering. Only Rilke can write like this.
why did you write this
Dis poem is the meaning of life. Thank you wizard.
You spelled nourishing wrong. LOL
Awesome and very bold write. Thanks for sharing it here.
mounted the tangled funeral pyre built for suffering A bold conceptualization that is realistic too. Thanks for sharing it here.
I have a vision to write like this, only if god would bless me enough to.d