Aftab Alam

Gold Star - 39,838 Points (15 th April 1967 / RANCHI,)

Childhood - Poem by Aftab Alam

Spring thou art childhood!
So beautiful, so careless,
Loving, quarreling, playing,
Shouting, crying,
Weeping, laughing,
With transparent heart,

Childhood thou art Angel!
Covered with truth,
Running behind butterflies,
Laugh of children- laugh of heaven,

Where there are no children-
The place is boring,

Alas! Soon it fades,
O Lord! Return my childhood,
Make me Angel,
To make the world beautiful,
Why I am painting red?

©2014 Aftab Alam Khursheed. All rights reserved

Topic(s) of this poem: childhood

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  • Akhtar Jawad (10/28/2014 10:17:00 PM)

    A sweet melody on childhood. Lovely. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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