Cats in the 19th Century (Part 19-Rainer Maria Rilke)

The poet, Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), rose to become one of the most well known Bohemian Austrian poets in the German language.  Still popular today, his poem, Black Cat portrays the cat as a mystical being engulfing insignificant man.   Black Cat A ghost, though invisible, still is like a place your sight can knock […]