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C O N T E X T U R E Literary Expressions

Letter to a Young Poet

Rainer Maria Rilke

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart
And try to love the questions themselves.
Do not now seek the answers,
which cannot be given you
because you would not be able to live them.
And the point is to live everything.
Live the questions now.
Perhaps then you will then gradually,
without noticing it,
live along some distant day into the answers.