Kahlil Gibran Poems

Kahlil Gibran is best known as the author of The Prophet, one of the best-selling books of all time. He was part of the Mahjar movement in Arabic literature and symbolism. He’s remembered as a poet, author, and philosopher, despite his rejection of the latter. Throughout his life, he wrote short stories, political essays, and coined famous aphorisms. Read more of Kahlil Gibran’s Biography.

On Children

by Kahlil Gibran

‘On Children’ is the third prose-poem of Kahlil Gibran’s best-loved work, “The Prophet”. Through this poem, the prophet Al Mustafa explores how parents should think about their children.

On Love

by Kahlil Gibran

‘On Love’ appears in the second part of Kahlil Gibran’s best-known work “The Prophet”. It is a thoughtful meditation on spiritual love by the prophet Al Mustafa.

Song of the Flower

by Kahlil Gibran

‘Song of the Flower’ by Khalil Gibran describes what the life of a flower involves, from sunrises and weddings to perpetual optimism. 

The Perfect World

by Kahlil Gibran

‘The Perfect World’ describes what a speaker sees as an ideal way to live in order to take advantage of all that God has created.

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