Treasure Island

Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Uncertain –A Certain


O my pearl! Why ye keepeth the dew?
Through you I see the beautiful world
How can I see? It is totally blurred

My thought! Fetch some lovely dream to face
That must kindle a spark within my darkness,
My torn dream that must sew!

Stars and Heaven with bright dark canopy!
Laugh not on me, it’s a childish mirth
I know, it is known to me since my birth.

And moon! Like a highwayman, you mislead
Stop mesmerizing me, not a warn but a plead
Don’t make Love a word of deceit, a Sham


Spark of sun alone will kill you all
My fate! You must remove the curtain,
Wanted to make uncertain –a certain

Submitted: Friday, May 17, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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I never give up the hope though suffered a lot, always - loss loss loss, Lord helped a lot and HE is ever helping. at least I am Alive to write to enjoy to be with you, Glory to be Allah...must comment

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  • Sallam Yassin (5/18/2013 11:49:00 AM)

    the true is beyond the curtain
    only heart with faith
    truly can see
    you blessed bro.. and your word too/ thanks (Report) Reply

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