Rilke’s no-foolin’ advice for writers (good for living well, too)

Rainer Maria Rilke has been one of my favorite poets for a long time. Recently as I was digging through an old writer’s notebook (from 4 years ago), I came across this list of advice I gathered from Letters to a Young Poet:


You can see some quotations from Letters to a Young Poet here on wikiquote. Also, I didn’t realize it, but that last bit totally showed up in my personal mission statement, which I wrote about here.


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