This is the opening part of The Prophet where Almustafa the prophet is about to leave the city of Orphalese on his ship to return to the isle of his birth. You can listen to it below.
Kahlil Gibran 1883 - 1931
Was a Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist, also considered a philosopher although he himself rejected the title. He is best known as the author of The Prophet, which was first published in the United States in 1923 and has since become one of the best-selling books of all time, having been translated into more than 100 languages. Born in a village of the Ottoman-ruled Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate to a Maronite family, the young Gibran immigrated with his mother and siblings to the United States in 1895.
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