Aftab Alam

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

There are three kinds of people


At hot noon in a summer season,
I used to be out with a reason,
Troops of boy, all elder to me,
In an orchard, with them, I used to be,
Caring their mangos with many kinds,
So many boys so many minds.

Long gone the days, I lost my childhood.
Yet, I remember it with a pretty good,

Learning from that dreamy event, I concluded,
There are three kinds of people, I included,
One who climbs up the tree, and
Second, who that stone to the mango, and
The third who sat under the tree with a hope.

Things that lured at that time, a joyful cup
I always stood with them, who climbed up..

Submitted: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Edited: Friday, March 13, 2015

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A simple poem with simple words easy to grasp, I welcome to read and comment and vote if it deserve.

Comments about this poem (There are three kinds of people by Aftab Alam )

  • Gold Star - 5,744 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (6/24/2013 10:03:00 AM)

    Joyful remembrance providing philosophy of life - take personal risk to achieve a goal. Nice. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,993 Points Wahab Abdul (5/2/2013 11:44:00 AM)

    ''yet. i remember it with pretty good '' very nice poem with nice rhyme, the first stanza is a sweet piece with marvellous flow with lovely diction and style..i see in you a great prospect in the field of poetry.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Tamara Puyear (4/27/2013 11:10:00 PM)

    A nice taste of childhood and a very clear message.
    beautifully written with strong skill (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points Buxton Shippy (4/22/2013 8:53:00 AM)

    Seeing the world through a child's eye. Well conceived and skillfully written. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points David Wood (4/20/2013 1:36:00 PM)

    10 out of 10 for this lovely poem about childhood. I enjoyed reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 861 Points S.D. TIWARI (4/19/2013 6:20:00 AM)

    All of them have different traits. Along with courage and craze, patience is too required sometimes. You have composed a nice poem here. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 80 Points Ruby Mostazir (4/16/2013 9:14:00 AM)

    nice poem wid a nice thoughts indeed (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,223 Points Anthony Di''anno (4/16/2013 8:45:00 AM)

    As you say Aftab a simple poem with simple words. Also a very good poem that evokes memories of the innocence of childhood. I thoroughly enjoyed it and voted it a ten. Well written. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,013 Points Gajanan Mishra (4/16/2013 8:06:00 AM)

    Always with him who climb up. very good Aftab. (Report) Reply

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