Passionate Flying

Is it easier for lovers?
Ah, they only use each other to hide what awaits them.
You still don’t see? Cast the emptiness from your arms
into the spaces we breathe: perhaps the birds
will sense the increase of air with more passionate flying.

Rainer Maria Rilke
trans. Richard Snow
Duino Elegies

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