To the sea | A Letter from Rainer Maria Rilke to his wife Clara, 1903

Robin Cracknell

Robin Cracknell

“When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.”

Rainer Maria Rilke
(Letter to Clara Rilke, March 27, 1903)

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