Aftab Alam

Gold Star - 39,838 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'

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Comments about Ugly Legs Of Peacock by Aftab Alam

  • Bri Edwards (10/16/2018 12:30:00 PM)

    i'm not sure of your correctness of using yours, especially the second time when you've added an apostrophe to it.

    the clouds were not nice! ! !

    cloths or did you mean clothes/clothing? ? Clothes are made from cloth. :)

    O! is ok, i guess, but i'd use Oh!

    are you saying that disappointment is like the ugly legs of peacock?

    to MyPoemList.

    bri :)
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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (1/1/2016 7:57:00 PM)

    Lovely flow of words indeed.... (Report)Reply

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  • 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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  • 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

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  • (9/24/2014 11:26:00 AM)

    very nice (Report)Reply

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  • 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

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  • Ging Taping (9/15/2014 7:05:00 AM)

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

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  • 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

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

    A great imagination... (Report)Reply

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  • Ramesh Rai (10/22/2013 6:31:00 AM)

    very natural n excellent write (Report)Reply

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  • (9/19/2013 11:46:00 PM)

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Inwalked Bud (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

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  • Yasmin 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

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  • David Wood (5/20/2013 7:36:00 AM)

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

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  • Kanav Justa (5/20/2013 12:45:00 AM)

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

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  • (5/19/2013 4:32:00 PM)

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

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  • Ruby Mostazir (5/19/2013 11:51:00 AM)

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

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  • Ruby Mostazir (5/19/2013 11:30:00 AM)

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

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 19, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 11, 2015


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