Treasure Island

Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

‘O' My Almighty


Is it tears of the night?
Or pearls of the day!
Is it woes of stars?
Or dancing feathers gay!
Is it Lord's holy earth?
Or Devils dropping bay!
Is it freedom palsied gift?
Or trapping rosaries say!
I am puzzled with thy puzzle,
Gone mad with the 'dying day',
Either snatch out my freedom:
Or make me a slave to pay.
'I prithee; ‘O' My Almighty
Listen carefully what I say..

Submitted: Monday, March 18, 2013
Edited: Saturday, July 05, 2014

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