Behind ones perception

Do not assume that he who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, he would never have been able to find these words.

— Rainer Maria Rilke -  Letters to a Young Poet
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One response to “Behind ones perception

  1. We Wear The Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar. One of my favorite poems. I’ll look this one up.

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