Aftab Alam

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

I'Ve Learnt To Laugh In Grief - Poem by Aftab Alam

Delicate you are,
Fragile-agile roses!
Thou art Boldness;
Angels on earth you must be.
Praising you, I praise He.

‘Thorn bleeding laugh'
Spaced into the beautiful eyes
Of many-many wise,
All must observe, I pray,
If, not yet you observed,

I told you dear, in brief,
My brethren, Seeing them;
I've learnt to laugh in grief.

Topic(s) of this poem: hope


Comments about I'Ve Learnt To Laugh In Grief by Aftab Alam

  • Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (7/27/2015 3:31:00 AM)

    You have got a poet'seal in writing (Report)Reply

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  • Matt Starking (5/21/2015 12:23:00 PM)

    good write, good reads strong and courage (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (2/4/2015 7:35:00 AM)

    This is only the positivity in our lives that is required to propel us farther and farther. Let me quote a few lines from the poem: I told you in brief / My brethren, Seeing them / I learnt to laugh in grief. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (10/31/2014 4:26:00 PM)

    it is difficult to laugh when in grief a great write (Report)Reply

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  • (9/30/2014 10:27:00 PM)

    love is fraught,
    some fight,
    others 'laugh',
    though it's really
    'laugh in grief'.
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  • Bernard Snyder (9/18/2014 1:22:00 AM)

    This poem has a 'Shakespeare' type of style to it. Very interesting. I like it! (Report)Reply

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  • (8/24/2014 12:09:00 AM)

    I told you in brief,
    My brethren, Seeing them;
    I learnt to laugh in grief. such wonderful lines.
    it is only in grief that we our hope is judged.
    we must all learn to laugh even in the lap of hard time.
    nice write.
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    Aftab Alam Khursheed(8/24/2014 1:22:00 AM)

    Thanks for the lovely comment Piyush

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  • Akhtar Jawad (8/22/2014 5:54:00 AM)

    A lovely great write, a brave smile. (Report)Reply

    Aftab Alam Khursheed(9/16/2014 9:39:00 PM)

    May fragrance of smile diffuse in lungs and hearts

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  • Khairul Ahsan (10/10/2013 12:30:00 PM)

    Thanks for this wonderful poem. Looking at nature with an appreciative eye can always be rewarding.
    'Angels on earth you must be.
    Praising you, I praised He.'
    This is really wonderful! Praising God while appreciating His creation, 'A Thing Of Beauty'!

    'I told you in brief,
    My brethren, Seeing them;
    I learnt to laugh, in grief.'
    This is a philosophical view of the appreciating eyes and a thinking mind.
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    Aftab Alam Khursheed(8/21/2014 11:12:00 PM)

    Pray to write more to bring something to this world thank you Brother

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  • Anil Kumar Panda (10/9/2013 12:01:00 PM)

    beautifully done.everyone should learn the art for a happy life.liked it. (Report)Reply

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  • Nader Baheri (10/9/2013 6:53:00 AM)

    beautiful.i like such allusion.laugh in grief.or smile with crying~nb (Report)Reply

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  • Babatunde Aremu (10/9/2013 2:55:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem. You touched my soul with this. Bravo! (Report)Reply

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  • Valsa George (10/8/2013 11:32:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem with a classical touch. 'Seeing them I learnt to laugh in grief'..... When we observe Nature and many heroic men, we can see them smile amid thorns and pains! A 10 comes for this beautiful write! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/8/2013 3:07:00 PM)

    Truths and roses have thorns about them Henry David Thoreau. You have nicely conveyed this in your poem. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • S.zaynab Kamoonpuri (10/8/2013 2:45:00 PM)

    Wah a very fab poem pennd frm a lil grief but endin on a positive note. Thumbs up 4 u write swell sir! (Report)Reply

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  • Gajanan Mishra (10/8/2013 11:22:00 AM)

    I learnt to laugh in grief, I like it, thanks, really great write. (Report)Reply

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  • Wahab Abdul (10/8/2013 11:14:00 AM)

    ''delicate they are
    fragile agile roses
    bold enough, too, they appear ''

    / a wonderful stanza, brother. like the classic poets....bravo...10 /
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 3, 2015


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