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Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Cuckoo and The Crow


With my pleasant winged thought, was somewhere?
Cuckoo, the black bird that just sang the sweetest song!
Listened and got hurt, now with unpleasant mind, here
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  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (5/20/2013 9:52:00 AM)

    Yeah u r right d truth is hard n bitter as u say in yor wondrful poem. Pls do read mine too, im yor fellow indian. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (5/10/2013 5:49:00 PM)

    The age old story of the cuckoo invading other birds's nests, so true in life.
    A very good sonnet Atfab. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (5/9/2013 12:04:00 AM)

    The poor crow never knows the truth and it happily nurtures the aliens in its nest! The lazy ones thrive on the sweat and labour of the industrious! Every where there is exploitation! The last two lines contain valid truth! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (5/7/2013 5:09:00 AM)

    This is an allagory, it is like saying, 'the things people get away with'. Nice poem Aftab. (Report) Reply

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