Aftab Alam

Gold Star - 37,621 Points (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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  • Freshman - 1,688 Points 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

  • Veteran Poet - 3,047 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points 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

  • Rookie - 22 Points Ruby Mostazir (5/7/2013 10:56:00 AM)

    you have a variation on topics of ur poems........
    dis is also a nice 1 (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,665 Points Wahab Abdul (5/7/2013 10:44:00 AM)

    i like the way you construct the poem...it is lovely..like it.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 267 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 27,070 Points Gajanan Mishra (5/6/2013 3:09:00 AM)

    truth is always harsh. good poem. (Report) Reply

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