Treasure Island

Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Banyan Tree


Earth needs seed,
Seeds need mud
Thought needs eyes to behold
Out of conceived thoughts
An artist sprouts
A plant grows and grows
Becomes the Banyan Tree
No care is needed than.
It cares for all
A gathering always there
At the sunrise
And when sun dies
And of course at noon
Poet stood reciting poem
To ease the mind
And for happiness
Like a banyan tree
Budha acquired the wisdom
Under the Banyan tree
At Gaya, the Magadh empire//

Submitted: Sunday, March 18, 2012
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013

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  • Ozark Mountain Homegrown (9/5/2013 12:39:00 PM)

    Wonderful correlation Aftab! With the proper nourishment all things will grow, whether it be the Banyan tree or the mind...I like this very much.. (Report) Reply

  • Subbaraman N V (4/17/2013 12:02:00 AM)

    One of the finest gifts of nature is Banyan treee that gives shelter to hundreds of birds and people! Nice write. (Report) Reply

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