Tuesday, February 16, 2010

More Kahlil Gibran...

Now let us play hide and seek. Should you hide in my heart it would not be difficult to find you. But should you hide behind your own shell, then it would be useless for anyone to seek you.

A woman may veil her face with a smile.

Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky. We fell them down and turn them into paper that we may record our emptiness.

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.

The song that lies silent in the heart of a mother sings upon the lips of her child.

No longing remains unfulfilled.

Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

The difference between the richest man and the poorest is but a day of hunger and an hour of thirst.

9 comments:

indianhomemaker said...

The one about the trees touched a chord....
And then the one about the rich and the poor...
Beautiful but also saddening :(

CY|\|O$|_|RE said...

nice post........

J P Joshi said...

Each one of them is a masterpiece and full of wisdom. Thank you for sharing.

Id it is said...

"Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky. We fell them down and turn them into paper that we may record our emptiness." That is so true!
Hopefully at some point at least a part of our species will actually read AND understand the documentation! It may be a trifle late by then ...but there's hope ..

oceanic mirages said...

gibran has always held an important part in my life as well...but tucked away in some corner of the inner most sanctum of my haert all covered in dust. stunbling here has given me an impetus to dust those old yellowu\ing words so that i can enjoy them once more.

human being said...

and behind this choice i feel the warmth of a caring mother, a loving human being and a beautiful soul...

namaste!

How do we know said...

Hi ihm: Yes... Gibran...

Hi Cynosure: Thanks.

Joshi sir: and i had to struggle to get just this many in a post.. there are so manymore like this..

Hi Id it is: Have u read Richard Bach's latest?

Hi Oceanic mirages: Yes, i saw Gibran tucked away in a friends house and remembered him too.. all we need is a small impetus..

Hi hb: You always manage to see the sun in me... and in reflecting it, you make my sun even brighter :-) Thank you!! :)

Id it is said...

No..I haven't read his latest...do you recommend it?

How do we know said...

hi id it is: sorry for the belated reply. Yes i do!