— Kahlil Gibran Vain are the beliefs and teachings that make man miserable, and false is the goodness that leads him into sorrow and despair, for it is mans purpose to be happy on this earth and lead the way to felicity and preach its gospel wherever he goes. ON WORK by Kahlil Gibran 1. Khalil Gibran • Born on January 6, 1883 • He was a Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer. I really need help thank you so much..full points to best answer. Poetry analysis of Kahlil Gibran's poem "On Beauty"? And a poet said, “Speak to us of Beauty.” Where shall you seek beauty, and how shall you find her unless she herself be your way and your guide? So begins Kahlil Gibran’s poem, “On Pain.” Human beings are naturally averse to pain. He has stressed on independency of couples that they must not depend on each other for everything, but instead they should let there be spaces and in their togetherness. For the C21 Women's Ensemble's Poetry Project, member Muriel Reymond performs Kahlil Gibran's "On Beauty. Textual Analysis of Prose-Poetic Poem "Marriage" in 'the Prophet' by Kahlil GibranKahlil Gibran has used the approaches of personification, similes and imagery. The Beauty of Death, Kahlil Gibran Part One - The Calling Let me sleep, for my soul is intoxicated with love and Let me rest, for my spirit has had its bounty of days and nights; Light the candles and burn the incense around my bed, and Scatter leaves of jasmine and roses over my body; Kahlil Gibran- The Prophet, On Beauty. This poem is a healing to those who regard death as the unlovable sting. And how shall you speak of her except she be the weaver of your speech? For you come to him with your hunger, and you seek him for peace. Here, Gibran seems to be referencing emotional and mental pain as opposed to physical pain, stating, Much of your pain is self-chosen. From mortality into immortality. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. Khalil Gibran is among the few that saw the beauty in death. Responding to the poet, Almustafa says when a person seeks beauty, beauty herself must be the way and the guide. And he is your board and your fireside. What does it mean? Kahlil Gibran, self-portrait. When someone speaks of her (beauty), she will be the source of their words. Like a young mother half-shy of her own glory she walks among us." Beauty is something different for everyone and can be described in different ways: "kind and gentle," "a thing of might and dread," "soft, whispering," the sun at dawn, the arrival of spring. Not as a result of life's frustrations but as a transition from this life into the next. This is to be expected, as pain is often an indicator of a condition that is antithetical to thriving or even survival. The aggrieved and the injured say, "Beauty is kind and gentle. Though long gone from this world, Physically he lives with us in the world of the spirit. ~Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist, also considered a philosopher although he himself rejected the title. He offers spiritual and philosophical musings on love, God, family, work, death and so many other threads that unite humanity. The aggrieved and the injured say, “Beauty is kind and gentle. Beauty is not in the face Beauty is a light in the heart. Prepared by: Chris Angelina R. Estigoy March 13, 2017 On Work By: Khalil Gibran 3. And how shall you speak of her except she be the weaver of your speech? Kahlil Gibran on Beauty Where shall you seek beauty, and how shall you find her unless she herself be your way and your guide? Btw I tried Bookrags but the info is blocked (you have to buy it). Prepared by: Chris Angelina R. Estigoy March 13, 2017 On Work By: Khalil Gibran 2. There is a simplicity and beauty to his writings that reach far and wide. Summary. I need a site or someone that will explain the above poem, specifically the last line,"Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in the mirror." In his narrative poem, when a youth inquires about the essence of friendship, Gibran’s prophet answers: Your friend is your needs answered.