Aftab Alam

(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 colour, 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: Thursday, August 14, 2014

Topic(s): love and art


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  • Bronze Star - 5,417 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 - 13,836 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/20/2014 2:30:00 AM)

    You have exactly commented..thank you

  • Gold Star - 13,836 Points 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

  • Rookie - 800 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

  • Rookie - 800 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 - 1,176 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

  • Freshman - 2,485 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

  • Veteran Poet - 3,879 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

  • Rookie - 770 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 - 13,836 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/2/2014 9:38:00 AM)

    Thank you Brother Assalam o alaikum

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