Do you remember still the falling stars

'Do you remember still the falling stars...'
~ Charcoal, pastel, gold leaf ~

"Do you remember still the falling stars
that like swift horses through the heavens raced
and suddenly leaped across the hurdles
of our wishes--do you recall? And we
did make so many! For there were countless numbers
of stars: each time we looked above we were
astounded by the swiftness of their daring play,
while in our hearts we felt safe and secure
watching these brilliant bodies disintegrate,
knowing somehow we had survived their fall."

*Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke*


  1. Really pretty. Well done, and great use of the gold leaf!

  2. so
    lovely and full of feeling!

  3. Beautiful. I think this may be my favourite :D


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