The Rest Between Two Notes

hand-made cards, collage art

° ° °

I am the rest between two notes,

which are somehow always in discord

because Death’s note wants to climb over—

but in the dark interval, reconciled,

they stay there trembling.

And the song goes on, beautiful.

—Rainer Maria Rilke

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kathryn McCullough
    Oct 10, 2012 @ 17:57:09

    Wow, don’t know this one. Thanks for sharing, Sandy.
    Hugs,
    Kathy

    Reply

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