[Alternative Muses] Going, Going, Gone: Rossetti, Rilke, Phillpotts

“Choose love not in the shallows/but in the deep.”-Christina Rossetti (died on 12/29/1894)

Christina Rossetti, portrait by her brother

Christina Rossetti, portrait by her brother

“Let everything happen to you/Beauty and terror/Just keep going/No feeling is final.”-Rainer Maria Rilke (died on 12/29/1926)

Rainer Maria Rilke by Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906

Rainer Maria Rilke by Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1906

“The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”-Eden Phillpotts (died on 12/29/1960)

Eden Phillpotts by Frederic Taber Cooper, 1912

Eden Phillpotts by Frederic Taber Cooper, 1912

14 thoughts on “[Alternative Muses] Going, Going, Gone: Rossetti, Rilke, Phillpotts

  1. Another lovely post…”no feeling is final.” I love that…unless you want it to be, of course:) I hope you are feeling better. New Year is fast approaching…I hope yours is filled with interesting words and thoughts…authors, new books and every happiness.

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