Aftab Alam

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

Ugly Legs Of Peacock - Poem by Aftab Alam

Once, I danced;
Under the cloudless canopy,
With a dream of yours,
What a joyous moment it was!
I danced and danced like a peacock,
Thought, you will come....
Ah! panorama of yours', blinded,
Spotting such a joy,
Clouds came and poured,
Cloths were wet but I was dry
I Opened my eyes,
You were not present!
Abandoned the dance,
And in grief, cried I.
O! Disappointment,
'You're the ugly legs of peacock'


Comments about Ugly Legs Of Peacock by Aftab Alam

  • Silver Star - 4,145 Points Darlene Walsh (1/16/2015 11:38:00 AM)

    Unrequited love, especially when you work so hard to be loved, can cause great pain and sadness. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 31,765 Points Akhtar Jawad (10/2/2014 12:09:00 AM)

    Peacocks ugly legs are helpful for him, he can dance, run and defend himself with it.a nice symbolic poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 79 Points Partha Shaha (9/24/2014 11:26:00 AM)

    very nice (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 36,223 Points Chinedu Dike (9/23/2014 9:29:00 PM)

    Very catchy title. What a disappointment in the bliss of love! A lovely poem. Thanks for sharing. Please have a look at my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,607 Points Points Of View (9/15/2014 7:05:00 AM)

    Oh sad!someday u find a lovely peacock who wants to dance with you...lol (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 139 Points Raihana Abdul Jabbar (9/3/2014 2:04:00 PM)

    Love must hurt. Otherwise it isn't love. Ma sha Allah... Loved the images created.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pardaz Aftab (11/5/2013 10:21:00 PM)

    A great imagination... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,730 Points Ramesh Rai (10/22/2013 6:31:00 AM)

    very natural n excellent write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Arif Khan (9/19/2013 11:46:00 PM)

    EXCELLENT, wonderful poem of love, hope, joy & disappointment (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 538 Points Ruby Mostazir (9/17/2013 11:51:00 PM)

    ah i catch you here on contest love to vote on your poem.........Excellent! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/17/2013 11:59:00 AM)

    It is my humble request to all PH's honorable members to read and comment and Vote THANK YOU (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ozark Mountain Homegrown (8/29/2013 1:55:00 PM)

    This is a very wonderful poem of love, hope, joy & disappointment..It brought me to the moment as though I were there watching...I enjoyed this very much! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 827 Points Yasmeen Khan (5/21/2013 2:41:00 AM)

    I have read somewhere that during his ecstatic dance when peacock looks at his feet, he cries. Maybe you have this myth in your mind but a beautiful symbolic poem has been created. In life ugliness and beauty, disappointment and hope go hand in hand. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 363 Points David Wood (5/20/2013 7:36:00 AM)

    Vivid imgary and colourful as a peacock. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,068 Points Kanav Justa (5/20/2013 12:45:00 AM)

    a great imagination, , , , nice write, , , (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 208 Points R.j. Wynn (5/19/2013 4:32:00 PM)

    Proud as a peacock! we say. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 538 Points Ruby Mostazir (5/19/2013 11:51:00 AM)

    Congrats! you made century wid a nice 1. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 538 Points Ruby Mostazir (5/19/2013 11:30:00 AM)

    beautiful broken heart poem, i love dis.: -) (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,107 Points Diane Hine (5/19/2013 4:59:00 AM)

    If he didn't have those fine functional legs, he'd be sitting in the mud.
    It must have been a beautiful dance! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,824 Points Wahab Abdul (5/19/2013 4:44:00 AM)

    good poem in good diction...a poem of disappointment....love this too (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 19, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 11, 2015


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