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Good And Evil Xxii

Rating: 2.9
And one of the elders of the city said, "Speak to us of Good and Evil."

And he answered:

Of the good in you I can speak, but not of the evil.

For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst?

Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts, it drinks even of dead waters.
You are good when you are one with yourself.
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Castellenas John 18 April 2019
Honest, true and powerful use of words. Thank you Khalil.
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MMiscool 12 April 2019
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Sunita Chandla 04 July 2018
You are never evil ..,,, what a noble loving and living
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mdjdm 10 January 2018
amazing poem o' talented one.
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Sir Kb. 07 January 2018
Add a comment. Good job Khalil
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Sourabh Mishra 08 March 2016
Really a great poem. It was really nice to read such a piece of art.
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* Sunprincess * 15 January 2016
.......nicely penned....the poet has certainly given much thought on good and evil....and the metaphors are most astonishing though either one is good or one is evil....for example either the fruit is still good or the fruit has turned rotten ?
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Deodath Debideen 04 November 2009
Gibran wrote a lot of crap. If you are not good, you are evil, unless you are confused!
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nobody anonymous 27 August 2007
Good and evil...Angel and demons.. inseparable n never alone the meaning of the poem is deep and thought provoking... opens up a new definition of good n evil worthy of discussion and reviews
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