Aftab Alam

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

That's How Sun Dies - Poem by Aftab Alam

When all birds flew back to nest, for rest,
Sinking sun into west when floated very fast
Heavy hands and hazy mind when lost its zest,
Then I am quite sure, he is losing vigor bast,

With blurred future and present that pain,
Yet enjoys with the horror of the lovely past,
'What are my loss and what are my gain? '
These thoughts whisper; he is breathing last,

Topic(s) of this poem: death


Comments about That's How Sun Dies by Aftab Alam

  • Edward Kofi Louis (12/15/2015 7:42:00 AM)

    Nice work with the muse of nature! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report)Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (10/30/2014 5:52:00 PM)

    something lost something gained enjoyed the read (Report)Reply

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  • (10/27/2014 9:06:00 AM)

    A good life thought poem the poet created and I likes it. (Report)Reply

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  • Ging Taping (10/22/2014 9:12:00 AM)

    And everything happens for a reason but the reason is still a mystery until it happen.
    -ging-
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  • Sallam Yassin (10/21/2014 6:04:00 AM)

    What has lost and what has gained
    that is eternal question
    and you brightly profoundly projected
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  • Khairul Ahsan (10/20/2014 10:49:00 PM)

    The whispering thoughts at the dying moments:
    'What have I lost and what are my gains' is a timely reminder to the living mortals.
    A nice, philosophical poem
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  • Hazel Durham (10/19/2014 8:55:00 AM)

    Very moving, as his last thoughts of his life flash before him he lets go of the pain he endured at times and his glory days as his soul moves into eternity!
    Beautiful write!
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  • Louis Rams (10/18/2014 11:50:00 PM)

    the sun breathes its last breath as the moonlit night covers its face. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/18/2014 11:49:00 PM)

    A great thoughtful poem (Report)Reply

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  • (10/18/2014 10:35:00 PM)

    I like it, it's really elaborately written and kind of just nice (Report)Reply

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  • (10/18/2014 10:05:00 PM)

    What I lost and what I gained- - - - - -is the thought of Everyman.A universal tone is here in this write! (Report)Reply

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  • Savita Tyagi (10/18/2014 3:48:00 PM)

    What have I lost and what have I gained. These thoughts whisper; he is breathing last. Very effective lines of a great poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Md Asadullah (10/18/2014 1:38:00 PM)

    Exactly, these are the thoughts when one is dying, the real gain is the gain of hereafter, nice one :) (Report)Reply

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  • Babatunde Aremu (10/18/2014 4:10:00 AM)

    Great write! Reflections on our gains and loses in life is common. Thanks fos sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Shabeeh Haider (10/18/2014 2:08:00 AM)

    Beautifully and elegantly described. Loved this poem Have a look at my poems as well (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 22, 2015


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