The Calming Poetry Of Kahlil Gibran
2021 Jul 195m 44s
Today we listen to the calming poetry of Kahlil Gibran “A Tear and a Smile” is a 1914 collection of parables, stories and poems written by Khalil Gibran and illustrated with four of his own paintings and drawings. Gibran (1883 – 1931) was a Lebanese-American poet, writer, and artist best known as the author of “The Prophet” (1923), which is one of the best-selling books of all time. Gibran's work covers such themes as justice, religion, science, free will, love, happiness, the soul, the body, and death. He is widely considered to have been one of the most important figures in Arabic poetry and literature during the first half of the twentieth century.