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(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.

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  • 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.

  • 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! !

  • Ruby Mostazir (5/7/2013 10:56:00 AM)

    you have a variation on topics of ur poems........
    dis is also a nice 1

  • Wahab Abdul (5/7/2013 10:44:00 AM)

    i like the way you construct the poem...it is lovely..like it..

  • 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.

  • Gajanan Mishra (5/6/2013 3:09:00 AM)

    truth is always harsh. good poem.

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