The Prophet is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and above all inspirational. Gibran’s musings are divided into twenty-eight chapters covering indispensable topics such as love, marriage, children, sharing, eating, drinking, work, joy, sorrow, housing, clothes, buying, selling, crime, punishment, laws, freedom, etc. The Prophet is classified by many as a wisdom text. It is an invaluable book that acts as a guide to many who seek sagacity. Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American artist, poet and a writer. He was known as the ‘Sonneteer of Washington Street’. Gibran is the third most-read poet in the world. His creative endeavours won many hearts.While most of Gibran’s early writings were in Arabic, major of his work published after 1918 was in English. Gibran’s best-known work is “The Prophet”, a book comprising of 28 poetic essays. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero.