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On Pain - Poem by Khalil Gibran

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses
your understanding.

Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its
heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain.

And could you keep your heart in wonder at the
daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem
less wondrous than your joy;

And you would accept the seasons of your heart,
even as you have always accepted the seasons that
pass over your fields.

And you would watch with serenity through the
winters of your grief.

Much of your pain is self-chosen.

It is the bitter potion by which the physician within
you heals your sick self.

Therefore trust the physician, and drink his remedy
in silence and tranquillity:

For his hand, though heavy and hard, is guided by
the tender hand of the Unseen,

And the cup he brings, though it burn your lips, has
been fashioned of the clay which the Potter has
moistened with His own sacred tears.

Comments about On Pain by Khalil Gibran

  • Gold Star - 114,488 Points Mohammed Asim Nehal (7/29/2016 2:03:00 PM)

    Wise words, very deep in meaning and insightful, Masterstroke. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 68,103 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (3/26/2016 10:11:00 AM)

    Only respectful feeling while reads the poem of the great one. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,906 Points Abderrahmane Dakir (1/31/2016 6:14:00 PM)

    Nice poem about understanding your self. Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Pain

  1. 1. On Pain , Khalil Gibran
  2. 2. The Pain Of The Earth , George William Russell
  3. 3. Pain , Khalil Gibran
  4. 4. Pain Has An Element Of Blank; , Emily Dickinson
  5. 5. Hymn To Physical Pain , Rudyard Kipling
  6. 6. The Mystery Of Pain , Emily Dickinson
  7. 7. Pain In Pleasure , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  8. 8. The Big Boots Of Pain , Anne Sexton
  9. 9. I'Ve A Pain In My Head , Jane Austen
  10. 10. After Great Pain, A Formal Feeling Comes , Emily Dickinson
  11. 11. The Benefactors , Rudyard Kipling
  12. 12. The Pains Of Sleep , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  13. 13. Pain's Proof , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  14. 14. No Pleasure Without Pain , Sir Walter Raleigh
  15. 15. Pain&Mdash;Expands The Time , Emily Dickinson
  16. 16. A Baby Asleep After Pain , David Herbert Lawrence
  17. 17. No Pains, No Gains , Robert Herrick
  18. 18. The Shine Of Pain , Konstantin Balmont
  19. 19. The Pain , Laura Kasischke
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