We need, in love, to practice only this:
letting each other go. For holding on
comes easily; we do not need to learn it.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke______________________________
Quoted from Rilke's "Requiem for a Friend" in The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke (Vintage, 1989), English and German Edition.
Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), Poet and Novelist