Treasure Island

Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

‘O' My Almighty


Is it tears of the night?
Or pearls of the day!
Is it woes of stars?
Or dancing feathers gay!
Is it Lord's holy earth?
Or Devils dropping bay!
Is it freedom palsied gift?
Or trapping rosaries say!
I am puzzled with thy puzzles,
Gone mad with the 'dyeing day',
Either snatch out my freedom:
Or make me a slave to pay.
'I prithee; ‘O' My Almighty
Listen carefully -what I say..

Submitted: Monday, March 18, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 29, 2014

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  • Daniel Erdner (9/24/2014 2:05:00 PM)

    Your words are very thought provoking, thanks for your efforts. I feel a little deeper after having read some of your works. Also, thanks for your comment on my recent attempt. (Report) Reply

  • Ozark Mountain Homegrown (8/27/2013 8:14:00 PM)

    This is very thought provoking and well written..blind faith is enough for some...but for others not enough...some want better understanding...I liked this very much (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (8/24/2013 9:12:00 AM)

    Oh wow sir poet one of yor best poem in fabulous rhymin n content in supplication. Dis is d one u wantd me to read? (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (4/16/2013 9:16:00 AM)

    A very nice piece of work. As a matter of fact, life is always weighed on both sides. Thanks for sharing this peom with us.

    E.K.L. (Report) Reply

  • Ruby Mostazir (4/11/2013 10:32:00 AM)

    dis is a brilliant work.....to be honest it tooks minutes to understand da concept!
    I am puzzled with thy puzzle,
    Gone mad with the dying day, ...... excellent! (Report) Reply

  • Anthony Di''anno (3/18/2013 12:25:00 PM)

    I don't know either Aftab! I spend each day lurching from doubting to knowing, from knowing to ignorance, from ignorance back to knowing, from knowing to confidence before giving up and going back to doubting. Thought provoking write, thank you. (Report) Reply

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