Maria Rainer Rilke
"How can I pluck my soul apart?
One could easily write off Rilke’s Love Song” as a sappy nod to fate. But here he cleverly portrays love as a powerful force that draws two people together, whether they desire it or not. Love is inevitable. The question is: Who (or what) is that unseen hand?
In our illustration, two complex shapes made from the thinnest of repeating lines are made to vibrate in harmony.