Aftab Alam

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

There Are Three Kinds Of People - Poem by Aftab Alam

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

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

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

Topic(s) of this poem: childhood

Poet's Notes about The Poem

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

Comments about There Are Three Kinds Of People by Aftab Alam

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (6/24/2013 10:03:00 AM)

    Joyful remembrance providing philosophy of life - take personal risk to achieve a goal. Nice. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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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
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  • (4/22/2013 8:53:00 AM)

    Seeing the world through a child's eye. Well conceived and skillfully written. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (4/20/2013 1:36:00 PM)

    10 out of 10 for this lovely poem about childhood. I enjoyed reading it. (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

  • Ruby Mostazir (4/16/2013 9:14:00 AM)

    nice poem wid a nice thoughts indeed (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (4/16/2013 8:06:00 AM)

    Always with him who climb up. very good Aftab. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, March 13, 2015

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