Rainer Maria Rilke appears in Throughout - The writer and poet on whose life's work this book is focused, is a turn-of-the-century writer and thinker.
John L. Mood appears in Throughout - It is through his perspective which the poet is surveyed, and his favorite excerpts that are presented.
Orpheus appears in References to - This is the Greek god of poetry and song, and charmer of animals and trees.
Male Lover - In the phallic poems, this figure is nurturing and adoring, enjoying the woman and her body the way one enters a temple or a beautiful place in nature.
Female Lover - This is the object of the poet's worship and compared in his adoration with a tree, the heavens, a temple, and a mountain.
The Young Girl - This figure competes with the poet for the freedom to play with her own breasts during...
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