Khalil Gibran

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

Comments about Khalil Gibran

  • Bronze Star - 2,251 Points Sayeed Abubakar (5/28/2012 8:22:00 AM)

    One of the greatst poets of the world.

    58 person liked.
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  • Rookie Shri Nithi Mahendran (1/19/2012 11:04:00 AM)

    beautiful poet... i have never felt worthy enough to comment on such a legend's works... but my most humble admiration is always there for him

  • Rookie Chandana Agni Guri (11/22/2011 8:35:00 AM)

    his poems shows that every peice of nature teaches something to the man, it inspires the every understanding human beings

  • Rookie Elda Warnila (11/3/2011 12:54:00 AM)

    he talk with heart, he touch my human side and always inspiring me.... i wish i can meet you...

  • Rookie Sami Khan (10/10/2011 4:31:00 AM)

    i have learnt khalil so much and i concluded at the end that he is the only writer who touched my spirit and always threw me in the deep oceans of thoughts

  • Rookie Michael Rozario (8/28/2011 8:24:00 AM)

    His poems are filled with the spirit of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

  • Rookie fleur de lys (6/5/2010 5:58:00 AM)

    Poetry that is a fragrant bouquet of ambery tones.

  • Veteran Poet - 1,537 Points p.a. noushad (10/31/2008 8:15:00 AM)

    your poems have deep insight of life

  • Rookie - 5 Points Vikram Aarella - The Poem Shooter (5/30/2006 9:19:00 AM)

    one of the finest non western english poet is Khalil Gibran.

  • Rookie Faith Elizabeth Brigham (10/15/2005 10:18:00 AM)

    There is something about this wonderful man's writing and artistry that deeply moves me and makes my heart smile.

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 ...

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Good And Evil Xxii

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.

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