Shortly after I moved to Grass Valley, I heard two poets on our local radio station KVMR discussing the Rainer Maria Rilke poem I Live My Life in Widening Circles. They talked as if everyone knew this poem. I had never heard it, but it stayed with me. I thought I would share it today with some images from 2010.
that reach out across the world.
I may not complete this last one
but I give myself to it.
I circle around God, around the primordial tower.
I've been circling for thousands of years
and I still don't know: am I a falcon,
a storm, or a great song?
- Rainer Maria Rilke
Thank you for reading, commenting, and sharing my blog with other dog art lovers. Wishing you a happy new year as you circle into 2011.
Moira and Darby
P.S. Yes, I do make resolutions. This year I plan to:
SUP on a Boga