- 100 Poems
"He considered himself the lace of Vazha-Pshavela’s shoe and it wasn’t just sham modesty. His contemporary writers and readers were perfectly aware of Gabriel Jabushanuri’s poetic worth and significance. Alas, such awareness didn’t entail admitting his talent, making it public and acknowledging his contribution", the introduction says. However, his poetry reinforced by the originality of folk imagery and style has gained the greatest award – the readers’ admiration.