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Madman: His Parables And Poems and The Forerunner: His Parables And Poems

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Kahlil Gibran's collection of parables and poems in "Madman" and "The Forerunner" is a powerful exploration of the human experience and the mysteries of life. Gibran's writing is both profound and mystical, delving into themes of love, loss, beauty, and spirituality.

The poems and parables in these two books are beautifully crafted and deeply moving, with each piece offering a unique perspective on the world and the human soul. Gibran's language is rich and evocative, drawing readers into the heart of his profound insights and wisdom.

The characters in Gibran's stories are both ordinary and extraordinary, each grappling with the complexities of existence and the search for meaning. Through their journeys, Gibran explores the nature of reality, the power of love, and the enduring struggles of the human spirit.

Overall, "Madman" and "The Forerunner" are essential reads for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the human condition and the mysteries of life. Gibran's timeless wisdom and poetic beauty will resonate with readers long after they have finished these profound and thought-provoking works.

Book Description:
Two short books by the Lebanese-American writer, poet, and mystic. Reflections on existence and life, purpose and meaning. His most famous work is The Prophet .

The Madman, Part 1: Introduction; God; My Friend; The Scarecrow; The Sleep-Walkers; The Wise Dog; The Two Hermits; On Giving And Taking; The Seven Selves; War; The Fox; The Wise King; Ambition; The New Pleasure; The Other Language; The Pomegranate; The Two Cages; The Three Ants; The Grave Digger; On The Steps Of The Temple; The Blessed City.

The Madman, Part 2: The Good God and The Evil God; Defeat; Night and The Madman; Faces; The Greater Sea; Crucified; The Astronomer; The Great Longing; Said A Blade Of Grass; The Eye; The Two Learned Men; When My Sorrow Was Born; And When My Joy Was Born; ‘The Perfect World’.

The Forerunner, Part 1: Introduction; God’s Fool; Love; The King-Hermit; The Lion’s Daughter; Tyranny; The Saint; The Plutocrat; The Greater Self; War And The Small Nations; Critics; Poets; The Weather-Cock; The King Of Aradus; Out Of My Deeper Heart.

The Forerunner, Part 2: Dynasties; Knowledge And Half-Knowledge; ‘Said A Sheet Of Snow-White Paper…’; The Scholar And The Poet; Values; Other Seas; Repentance; The Dying Man And The Vulture; Beyond My Solitude; The Last Watch.

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