The Poetry of Rilke
Rainer Maria Rilke. Translated and edited by Edward Snow.
North Point Press: 2009. First edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. Near fine.
"Why must a man stand here like a shepherd—
so exposed to excess of influence,
involved so in this space full of happening
that, merely leaning against a tree in the landscape,
he’d have his fate, nothing else to do."