Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Go On Painting


How fast thou move with the sound, ye brook, I find;
No boat, no dive, yet, you are so beautiful, I drank,
Thy sight, a throat full opiate; I went to swoon,
A nature's painting! Lovely Curios; I will be back soon,

In the lap of high mountains and with curly dense proud wood,
With its fragrance; nose, ears, eyes and mind swooshed,
With the heavenly chorus in the silence of their commotion,
Sun slowly slid down; rolled, in the mountain slop with hood.

A little far there's the Himalaya with shroud; stood, the snow,
Melts into the life that leaps shallowly unto plain, I know,
Pure and chaste, grief, worries, agony all they wash and
Moves towards plain being serious and deep, hand to hand.

With the nature's color, willing to be painted and shine,
Life; yet to know! recklessly and delicately, Is it really mine?

Submitted: Thursday, May 02, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 14, 2014

Topic(s): life


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

on 27th April 2013 Aghaz my youngest son and three other mate went to the country side of Dehradun(Now I am residing here for time being) Up to the mountain and from there down to the brook enjoyed and drank the beauty, 'Tis about that

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  • Elena Sandu (5/9/2013 5:34:00 PM)

    Thank you! Filled with the nature's beauty, so much that came to be part of your painting. Please wave a hi to the cloud over that peak, it's part of me... (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (5/5/2013 9:48:00 PM)

    Go on painting...! ! !

    You kept on painting a fine picture with the perfect lexical choice, right word at the right place made this painting...even the sounds and movements of the brook are felt...one can visualize the scene by the strong word-images! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (5/5/2013 3:35:00 AM)

    A picturesque scene from the heights down to the plains! ! A Lovely panorama of Nature at the time of a beautiful sunset! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (5/4/2013 8:46:00 PM)

    It seems you drank the beauty of nature.The pictorial quality is very nice. (Report) Reply

  • Sallam Yassin (5/4/2013 5:46:00 AM)

    this about the unity and harmony with the mother nature
    so beautiful with purity of heart
    thanks to share Aftab (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (5/2/2013 10:37:00 AM)

    As poets we have to paint pictures with words and you have done so brilliantly with this poem. (Report) Reply

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