Rainer Maria Rilke, “The Panther”

The Panther (trans. Adam Cooper – 3 new translations of Rilke) Rainer Maria Rilke From passing over bars, his gaze is tired, And takes in nothing more. To him, there are a thousand bars–behind A thousand bars, no world. His massive footpads’ silent tread revolves In ever smaller rounds, Like power dancing round a midpoint, […]

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