Aftab Alam

Gold Star - 39,733 Points (15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

A drop of happiness


From the grief ocean, I steal, a drop of happiness,
For every autumn, I get a lovely beautiful spring,
For human youth; the festive, to dance and sing,
We nature, within nature; keepeth blissful fitness,

When spring comes, nature with its beauty; greet,
Flower with hue sways and butterflies do flip flop,
Calm breeze's sensational blush; a birth of hope,
Seasons love, mingles with whole color, they meet.

Know, a place in mind, away from the physical spring,
Hatching spring and brooding youth forever, a bliss,
Grief of the world; dry petals, away from hate, I kiss,
From the grief ocean, a drop of happiness, they bring.

There will not be a spring without autumn; no taste,
If no sorrow, what taste happiness will provide, say?
If no youth, why then heart will throb; gaily and gay?
Autumn prepares to decorate the heart with haste..

Submitted: Monday, October 07, 2013
Edited: Saturday, March 07, 2015

Topic of this poem: love and art


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  • Veteran Poet - 1,284 Points Abdulrazak Aralimatti (3/23/2015 12:56:00 AM)

    Truly said, true happiness is experienced only after tasting pain. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,393 Points Elena Sandu (3/13/2015 4:56:00 AM)

    Oops padon my typo, I'm awfully hungry! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,393 Points Elena Sandu (3/13/2015 4:53:00 AM)

    Beautiful and filled with truth poem, loved the read thank you for sharing! Yes, I also think that nature is our souls best medication. I also agree with what you say, indeed how could we truly know how prcious is happiness if we would not know its opposite? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (3/10/2015 4:35:00 AM)

    Please read and comment and vote if you like, I am proud of for liking this poem thank you all (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 13 Points Farisa Haleel (11/9/2014 6:13:00 AM)

    niceee!!! i steal a bit of pleasure from the poem..:) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,501 Points Amitava Sur (10/26/2014 9:36:00 PM)

    It feels really remarkable to know that you could steal a drop of happiness from within the ocean of grief. Loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,177 Points Khalida Bano Ali (10/26/2014 1:45:00 AM)

    There will not be a spring without autumn; no taste,
    If no sorrow, what taste happiness will provide? say,
    If no youth, why then heart will throb, gaily and gay?
    Autumn prepares to decorate the heart with haste..
    Beautiful poem, nice thoughts. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 667 Points Leloudia Migdali (10/23/2014 5:24:00 AM)

    A drop of happiness! I loved this! Nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,606 Points Roseann Shawiak (10/19/2014 11:49:00 PM)

    From the grief ocean, I steal a drop of happiness. How clever you are to see and find a drop of happiness in the ocean of grief. I feel those drops may come from our memories of past good times. You steal a drop from yesterday in order to get through all the tomorrows yet to come. Brilliant and profound, Aftab. I give you a 10 for this one. Thank you for sharing and enlightening those in sorrow. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

    Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/20/2014 2:30:00 AM)

    You have exactly commented..thank you

  • Rookie Nitin Rai (10/20/2013 4:12:00 AM)

    Butterflies do flip flop...$
    good way of expressing their feeling at spring season.

    nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,774 Points Sallam Yassin (10/9/2013 12:35:00 PM)

    very sensed that sweet touch of the art
    From the heart to heart touch! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

    Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/26/2014 10:03:00 PM)

    Glory to be Allah

  • Rookie - 4 Points Nader Baheri (10/9/2013 6:57:00 AM)

    i like the frame this poem is written in.
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    i mean this is the frame of your poem.brilliant. ~nb (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 655 Points Mary Forrester (10/8/2013 11:47:00 AM)

    Gaily and gay autumn prepares to decorate the heart with haste, lovely poem Aftab. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,313 Points Jesus James Llorico (10/8/2013 10:29:00 AM)

    A delicate write, full of emotion , If no youth why then heart will throb, gaily and gay
    Autumn prepares to decorate the heart with haste A lovely verse. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,744 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/8/2013 8:56:00 AM)

    There will not be a spring without autumn, no taste
    That is the beauty of seasons. If we have one season all through the year, it will be monotonous. Change brings yearning for something new always. Summer feels great in winter and so on. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,515 Points Neela Nath (10/7/2013 10:11:00 PM)

    Autumn is like this, vibrant with zeal, enthusiasm and ignites hope in every heart enriching all.Fab write! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,993 Points Wahab Abdul (10/7/2013 9:19:00 PM)

    you must have put lot of energy in writing this poem... kudos to you...love it ''From the grief ocean, I steal a drop of happiness
    For every autumn I get a lovely beautiful spring
    For human youth; the festive, to dance and sing
    We nature within nature; keepeth blissful fitness''...........full 10.. (Report) Reply

    Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/2/2014 9:38:00 AM)

    Thank you Brother Assalam o alaikum

  • Gold Star - 9,730 Points Heather Wilkins (10/7/2013 7:07:00 PM)

    Autumn prepares to decorate the heart with haste. a lovely thought. nice ink (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,560 Points Dinesh Nair (10/7/2013 11:20:00 AM)

    Excellent message from you sir. Let the fire be retained to write on.. (Report) Reply

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