TRANSLATION OF RAINER MARIA RILKE'S DIE AUFZEICHNUNGEN DES MALTE LAURIDS BRIGGE

 

A SERIES OF POEMS ABOUT THE SEA

 

A line from a poem about the sea

A line from a poem about stars

A line from a poem about birds

A line from a poem about trees

 

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A full stop from a poem about the sea

A full stop from a poem about stars

A full stop from a poem about birds

A full stop from a poem about trees

 

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A series of spaces from a poem about the sea

A series of spaces from a poem about stars

A series of spaces from a poem about birds

A series of spaces from a poem about trees

 

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Underlining from a poem about the sea

Underlining from a poem about stars

Underlining from a poem about birds

Underlining from a poem about trees

 

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A footnote from a poem about the sea

A footnote from a poem about stars

A footnote from a poem about birds

A footnote from a poem about trees

 

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Highlighted text from a poem about the sea

Highlighted text from a poem about stars

Highlighted text from a poem about birds

Highlighted text from a poem about trees

 

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A line crossed out from a poem about the sea

A line crossed out from a poem about stars

A line crossed out from a poem about birds

A line crossed out from a poem about trees

 

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A link to a poem about the sea

A link to a poem about stars

A link to a poem about birds

A link to a poem about trees

 

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A bullet point from a poem about the sea

A bullet point from a poem about stars

A bullet point from a poem about birds

A bullet point from a poem about trees

 

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A quote from a poem about the sea

A quote from a poem about stars

A quote from a poem about birds

A quote from a poem about trees

 

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A word erased from a poem about the sea

A word erased from a poem about the stars

A word erased from a poem about the birds

A word erased from a poem about the trees

 

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Dialogue from a poem about the sea

Dialogue from a poem about stars

Dialogue from a poem about birds

Dialogue from a poem about trees

 

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Italics from a poem about the sea

Italics from a poem about stars

Italics from a poem about birds

Italics from a poem about trees

 

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Capital letters from a poem about the sea

Capital letters from a poem about stars

Capital letters from a poem about birds

Capital letters from a poem about trees

 

Stephen Emmerson is the author of A Piece, Poetry Wholes, and Family Portraits, all of which are published by If P Then Q. Other works include: Invisible Poems (ZimZalla), WHO? (The Literary Pocket Book), and Telegraphic Transcriptions (Stranger Press / Dept Press).

 

He also makes poetry objects such as Pharmacopoetics, Remains, Breath, Rilke Translations, Homeopoetry, and History of the English Working Class.

 

More information can be found here: stephenemmerson.wordpress.com