Rainer Maria Rilke
René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke —better known as Rainer Maria Rilke —was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, “widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets” writing in both verse and highly lyrical prose. Wikipedia
Born: December 4, 1875, Prague, Czech Republic
Died: December 29, 1926, Montreux, Switzerland
Spouse: Clara Westhoff (m. 1901–1926)
Influenced by: Friedrich Nietzsche, Lou Andreas-Salomé, MORE
All the soarings of my mind begin in my blood.
The only journey is the one within.
Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.