Treasure Island

Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Ugly Legs of Peacock


Once, I danced;
Under the cloudless canopy,
With a dream of yours,
What a joyous moment it was!
I danced and danced like a peacock,
Thought, you will come....
Ah! panorama of yours, blinded,
Spoting such a joy,
Cloud came and poured,
Clothed were wet yet I was dry
I Opened my eyes,
You were not present!
Abandoned the dance,
And in grief, cried I.
O disappointment,
'You the ugly legs of peacock'

Submitted: Sunday, May 19, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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