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Below is the poem entitled Rilke which was written by poet Matt Caliri. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Doth if not thrill thee, Poet,
Dead and dust though thy art,
To feel how I press thy singing
Close to my heart?

By Richard Le Gallienne
(The Passionate Reader To His Poet) 

Gathering thunderstorms.
Unlike you or me.
So deep and hard into that muck
Where the tears dry,
He keeps his hand strong.
And you and me,
On that perilous corner,
Choking on powdered asphalt and
Dreams in the smoke,
And we're all teetering.
And me and him and you,
And all the angels of material,
Keep calling.
Calling his name
of green gardens.

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  1. Date: 2/25/2012 7:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your 1st place win in Constance's "The Passionate Reader" contest Matt. Love, Carol"

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 8:07:00 PM
    wonderful poem and CONGRATS. The numbers are in and you are on the list!!

    Caliri Avatar Matt Caliri
    Date: 2/25/2012 12:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    What list?
  1. Date: 2/24/2012 6:41:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/10/2011 6:06:00 AM
    I have enjoyed reading your poetry and wish you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be Matt. May inspiration come into your soul each and every day. I will stop in at the Soup and see how you are doing from time to time. Love and best wishes always, Carol

  1. Date: 11/9/2011 5:26:00 PM
    Don't know the term "rilke" but this po spawned definite imagery, like it, so what is a rilke?