The poetry of Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931), a Lebanese-American writer, is the third best-selling in the world, after Shakespeare and Laozi. Much of his work deals with Christianity and spiritual love, and is popularly read at important events such as marriages. His work is considered a source of wisdom.
Readers who found meaning and beauty in Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet will appreciate this engaging volume of the author's poetry, aphorisms, thoughts, and observations. Published a few years before The Prophet, The Forerunner traces the trajectory of Gibran's development as an artist and thinker.