Treasure Island

Aftab Alam

(15 th April 1967 / , , RANCHI,)

There are three kinds of people


At noon in a summer season,
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 year, I lost my childhood.
Yet, I remember, with pretty good,

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

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

Submitted: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 03, 2013

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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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