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Earth Poem by Kahlil Gibran

Earth Poem by Kahlil Gibran
TN Text Book, std ix, english

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Earth Poem by Kahlil Gibran

  1. 1. Earth Kahlil Glbran
  2. 2. “ numb noble in your submis§, i.on_t9 the sun!
  3. 3. .u. ..~. . v
  4. 4. I have descended into your valleys:
  5. 5. Uhavés erfieraa‘ gaflrzavesm
  6. 6. On the mountains I have admired your splendid presence.
  7. 7. And in the valleys I have observed your tranquility;
  8. 8. We pierce your bosom with swords and spears.
  9. 9. . ‘xi; 7 .4‘ dyou_ . :s§: §i‘l. ,>. ~7oynds . .,q. ,,£[l£ I . 4, . I/ .‘_, ‘ VI‘ 1 ' - - , *. .;: .yV, .'~‘~ A; : ~ b I l »»
  10. 10. 3 w W. .. Q
  11. 11. And from them you rear cypress and willow trees,
  12. 12. We empty our wastes in your bosom, and you fill
  13. 13. And our winepresses with grapes.
  14. 14. Ca; .;fic: *_a a 5 3 .3, «W 2 :1 . . , . 6 . M .3 , § / .. . W” H «U. . _ . ,
  15. 15. ,af*§; rié: "v:1:: a§1j; ia’7’i§fifr‘Ji; ::: s:£T; i’eT: sE raisefl Bi:
  16. 16. The feet of God when He journeyed from
  17. 17. W"h© zéjrté yeguz, Etzaarihp sand y©u?
  18. 18. You are '1”, Earth!
  19. 19. : ; ‘mYTS?5fi§§flflmY filségjrnmréng;
  20. 20. Hr? “ , :j_. Jm: f'. L’4fk*~‘ ' ¢ ‘1 H‘ F‘ fL: ;i": ‘%£ . -». %‘s'~ I Mrxg‘. )¢4‘, '5'? )/'1 gmrféf
  21. 21. You are my hunger and my thirst.
  22. 22. You are my sorrow and my joy.
  23. 23. You are; the bteauty lives in my éygg
  24. 24. The longing in my heart, the everlasting life In
  25. 25. My Scull
  26. 26. You are "I", Earth,
  27. 27. H1 H H. ‘N M, I"
  28. 28. You would not have been!
  29. 29. Kahlil Gibran The Eye of the Prophet Frog, Ltd. , Berkeley, 1995

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