Aftab Alam

Gold Star - 39,733 Points (15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

Petals Of Peace - Poem by Aftab Alam

What life! For I know, it's a magical bag
I can see uneyed, the bag with its tag
Always empty, it has a gigantic desire
What a folly with us? Why bathed in pyre!
Unto a saint once I went and asked;
Near a pond amid woods, we both basked
'Is Containment of greed ‘the Epidemic'?
Why sealed within, with the petal of peace!
Lo! My bag is full of holy jolly fragrance'
Where is your bag holy man?
Questioned to him and waited for a while-
‘Peace is nowhere else if you are in search
Peace resides within you, with a merry perch
But the greed that breeds profound desire
Creates ire, then fire and then pushes into mire ‘


Comments about Petals Of Peace by Aftab Alam

  • Gold Star - 13,404 Points Ramesh Rai (9/26/2014 11:50:00 AM)

    Lo! My bag is full with fragrance'
    Where is your bag holy man
    ‘Peace is nowhere else if you are in
    search
    Peace resides within you, with a
    merry perch (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,099 Points Patricia Grantham (9/20/2014 1:16:00 PM)

    An excellent poem on peace and well being. Your poem
    takes the meaning of peace to another level. It has to
    start within or there will be none at all. Only leads to
    misery. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,895 Points Heather Wilkins (9/13/2014 11:42:00 AM)

    peace resides within you so true if we only try to find it lovely write (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 543 Points Yasmeen Khan (5/21/2013 2:45:00 AM)

    Life's philosophy and message described in easy symbols...bags and petals of peace a fragrance in hearts is nice symbolism. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,038 Points Diane Hine (5/19/2013 5:06:00 AM)

    A satisfying poem. Wisdom delivered with a light touch! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,955 Points Sallam Yassin (5/18/2013 11:23:00 AM)

    wise and nice
    the message sounded very bright/ well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Allen Steble (5/18/2013 10:55:00 AM)

    Excellent poem Aftab, poem flowed nicely, thnx for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 657 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (5/18/2013 2:15:00 AM)

    Oh! So lovely a poem projecting peace to the world! The last four lines are the high light of the poem! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,776 Points Wahab Abdul (5/17/2013 10:55:00 AM)

    the last two lines are fantastically written with beautiful rhymes.. love it.. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,731 Points Valsa George (5/17/2013 1:40:00 AM)

    Peace is nowhere else if you are in search
    Peace resides within you, with a merry perch
    But the greed that breed profound desire
    Creates ire, then fire and then pushes in mire ‘

    Great lines unveiling valid truths! ! Love them! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,710 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (5/16/2013 8:48:00 PM)

    an intelligent poem on peace..well said (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 16, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, January 16, 2015


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