Poem, "The Blind Poet," by Kahlil Gibran

Title

Poem, "The Blind Poet," by Kahlil Gibran

Subject

Description

Poem, "The Blind Poet," handwritten by Kahlil Gibran.

The Blind Poet - Kahlil
I have been blinded by light,
the very sun that gave -- -- day
Gave me my night - how dream
And yet I am a --
While you -- sit Where
life gave you birth
-- dearest either to give you
another birth.
And yet I -- seek the --
With my lyre and staff,
while you sit and tell -- least
And yet -- -- -- --
darkens
--- when you fear light.
And I -- sing
I cannot lose my way.
Even when there --- no --
-- sees -- --
And me are safe,
And though my feet obey
stumble

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Date

Rights

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Format

Text/pdf

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Text

Identifier

gibran_folio_poem

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_poem.pdf

Citation

National Committee of Gibran, “Poem, "The Blind Poet," by Kahlil Gibran,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed April 24, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/79143.