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Thursday, March 16

Poetry Thursday


sean & carey, reaching

"No human relation gives
one possession in another.
Every two souls

are absolutely different.
In friendship or in love,

the two side by side
raise hands together

to find what one cannot
reach alone."

~ Kahlil Gibran

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Kahlil Gibran is one of my favorite poets, authors. His book The Prophet was introduced to me by Letha years ago and since then, I have held his words close to my heart. As many times as I have read through each chapter of this book, whenever I open it, I gain new perspective from his wisdom.

8 Comments:

Blogger liz elayne said...

The poem and the photo together. beautiful.
this is a wonderful reminder...and may be just what a dear friend needs to read as she plans her wedding. i will share this with her...
sharing poetry. it is just delightful!

March 16, 2006 at 10:42:00 PM PST  
Blogger Goddess of Leonie said...

i LOVE this photo... look at the mysterious gem above their hands!

you rock out..

love you
leonie

March 17, 2006 at 1:22:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi there -

i LOVE him too. I was introduced when I was a teen-ager, and I thought I 'got' it. Now when I read him I just 'breathe' it.

they, the poem, you, and your words - all beautiful.

March 17, 2006 at 1:27:00 AM PST  
Blogger Letha Sandison said...

Beautiful,

I am glad that the book has touched and moved you and that I had a small part in that.

What a great shot...your photography is always awesome!!

Missing your beautiful face and that sweet soft voice! Phone date and artist date when I get back???

XOXOX-Leth

March 17, 2006 at 9:25:00 AM PST  
Anonymous amy said...

such a beautiful image and words to carry me through the day... as always you bring in inspiration and light.

March 17, 2006 at 9:33:00 AM PST  
Blogger M said...

I love his poetry and words as well. I haven't seen his Prophet for many years, makes me want to find a copy! He's so smart!

March 17, 2006 at 9:58:00 AM PST  
Blogger Alexandra S said...

Kahlil Gibran is one of my very favorites too! In fact, I am housesitting this weekend for my best friend (Laini-"growwings" blog) and was just thinking a bit ago that I want to scour Laini's shelves for her copy. I am very much in need of his wisdom these days.

March 17, 2006 at 7:26:00 PM PST  
Blogger Sky said...

i love him, too. thanks for sharing this very true message, and the photography is absolutely perfect! :)

March 17, 2006 at 9:06:00 PM PST  

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