Khalil Gibran

(January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931 / Bsharri)

Khalil Gibran Poems

1. The Greater Self 7/6/2015
2. Give Me The Flute 4/17/2014
3. On Friendship 12/9/2014
4. The Two Hermits 3/23/2010
5. The Scarecrow 3/23/2010
6. The Madman - His Parables And Poems 3/23/2010
7. The Wise Dog 3/23/2010
8. The Hymn Of Man 3/23/2010
9. On Giving And Taking 3/23/2010
10. The Sleep-Walkers 3/23/2010
11. Love Chapter Ii 3/29/2010
12. Song Of Man Xxv 1/1/2004
13. The Widow And Her Son Xxi 1/1/2004
14. The Poet Viii 1/1/2004
15. Two Infants Ii 1/1/2004
16. The Palace And The Hut Xxix 1/1/2004
17. The City Of The Dead Xx 1/1/2004
18. Song Of Fortune Vi 1/1/2004
19. The House Of Fortune Iii 1/1/2004
20. Work Chapter Vii 1/1/2004
21. The Farewell Xxviii 1/1/2004
22. On Religion 3/23/2010
23. The Coming Of The Ship 7/8/2009
24. The Playground Of Life Xix 1/1/2004
25. Song Of The Rain Vii 3/23/2010
26. Vision X 1/1/2004
27. Love Is A Magic Ray 3/23/2010
28. Two Wishes Xi 1/1/2004
29. Religion Xxvi 1/1/2004
30. Chapter 9 - The Seven Selves 3/23/2010
31. The Criminal V 1/1/2004
32. War 3/24/2010
33. Talking Xx 1/1/2004
34. My Friend 3/23/2010
35. Houses Chapter Ix 1/1/2004
36. Yesterday And Today Xii 1/1/2004
37. Song Of The Wave Xvii 1/1/2004
38. Prayer Xxiii 1/1/2004
39. Pleasure Xxiv 1/1/2004
40. Teaching Xviii 1/1/2004

Comments about Khalil Gibran

  • edelawet (5/11/2018 6:25:00 AM)

    I cant explain what I feel right know you are so smart

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  • Gulzar Hussain ranjoor (3/30/2018 8:56:00 AM)

    Heart touching

  • Gulzar Hussain ranjoor (3/29/2018 12:46:00 AM)

    Waow nice.opinion in your thesis

  • dug sitowski (2/20/2018 11:20:00 AM)

    As Scout Finch said Life is sometimes uglier than we think but, reading Gibran makes me believe that it is also better than I hoped for.

  • gohil (12/1/2017 4:36:00 AM)

    vision of kahlil gibran is vast and very penetrating.his reading of human behaviour universal and relevent for all

  • Richard Lewis (9/18/2016 10:48:00 AM)

    Mans ignorance a destiny of dance...

  • Leloudia Migdali (7/1/2016 6:13:00 AM)

    'How cruel is man's ignorance'
    (Khalil Gibran)

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (1/2/2016 12:32:00 PM)

    ''Spare me the political events and power struggles, as the whole earth is my homeland and all men are my fellow countrymen.''
    (Khalil Gibran)

  • Beverly Morra (6/7/2015 2:10:00 PM)

    I have two favorite poets, Kahlil Gibran, and Dr. Maya Angelou, they compose some of the most heart felt works that touched me since I was very young, giving me the desire to put my thoughts on paper or anything else I could find handy splashing the thoughts before they were gone, very hard to recall them in proper sync.
    I have hard time writing with my small Kindle, my eyesight not to sharp, clicking on the letters is terrible so excuse my boo boo's, hope to send in a few, my best to all you poets, lovers of Words with magic.

  • Stefan Sanmare (4/15/2014 8:25:00 PM)

    Not just a poet. One of the world's 10 leading writers, if you look at the depth of the meaning of words. Several interesting jumps in his development. Christian, but Gibran became more of an universalist after the meetings with 'Abdu'l-Bahá (and wrote things like I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of One religion, and it is the spirit.) . This should have occured the summer of 1912, since Abdu'l-Bahá arrived in New York City on 11 April 1912, after declining an offer of passage on the RMS Titanic, telling the Bahá'í believers, instead, to donate the money for the first class ticket to charity. It is not known what these two men from the same region of the world actually spoke about. But 'Abdu'l-Bahás decision (or divine intervention) to not travel with Titanic led to a meeting that changed Gibran and his writing, as well as it allowed 'Abdu'l-Bahá to survive and make a sect to a new world religion.

Best Poem of Khalil Gibran

A Lover's Call Xxvii

Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little
Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you
As infants look upon the breast of their mothers?

Or are you in your chamber where the shrine of
Virtue has been placed in your honor, and upon
Which you offer my heart and soul as sacrifice?

Or amongst the books, seeking human knowledge,
While you are replete with heavenly wisdom?

Oh companion of my soul, where are you? Are you
Praying in the temple? Or calling Nature in the
Field, haven of your dreams?

Are you in the ...

Read the full of A Lover's Call Xxvii

Freedom Xiv

And an orator said, "Speak to us of Freedom."

And he answered:

At the city gate and by your fireside I have seen you prostrate yourself and worship your own freedom,

Even as slaves humble themselves before a tyrant and praise him though he slays them.

Ay, in the grove of the temple and in the shadow of the citadel I have seen the freest among you wear their freedom as a yoke and a handcuff.

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