Aftab Alam

Gold Star - 38,094 Points (15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Life and Death


Life on this earth is the death in step
And the death which we see and strife
In fact it is the beginning of new life
Still, not happy, keepeth not any pep

Don’t know why always we cry,
” we will die, we will die”
Tell me, who, with eternity survives
When breath dies, body decays
But our virtue survives and says

“Treasure that we carry
Must not be confiscated
Nothing is secret there
Everything opened unseen
Into the sacred world I mean”

Submitted: Friday, August 30, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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  • Freshman - 605 Points Shahzia Batool (8/30/2013 11:41:00 PM)

    a deep poem...it's all about understanding the meaning of life and death...many good phrases are composed for an effect! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,764 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/30/2013 8:52:00 PM)

    Death is the beginning of life. We need not be afraid of death. Beautifully stated in the poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (8/30/2013 11:14:00 AM)

    storing memories is a treasure nothing is secret there (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (8/30/2013 11:13:00 AM)

    storing memories is a treasure to behold. Nothing is secret there good write (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,166 Points Thomas A Robinson (8/30/2013 10:43:00 AM)

    Yes I believe our greatest treasures survive death ... memories.
    So harvest many memories and store them in your heart.
    Then in our spiritual world we will be rich. (Report) Reply

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