I'm a sixteen year old girl from Singapore. Started writing when I was around 14, and posting it up on the net when I was fifteen.
Poetry has been a passion of my life, and I hope that you will understand my poems and enjoy it, just like I enjoy all of yours. Let's make life beautiful with our poems... more »
Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.
Grace Tan Poems
Don’t cover your face with your long bangs; Try to hide your figure with your hands. Look away when eyes lock into yours Because you feel
Song of my heart
To all those little people who knows not what they do; Listen. For all the Lilliputians
Rhapsody of me
It is not those glassy cold eyes, Reflecting the still moonlight With equal coldness; That scares me.
To my teacher
We were young and carefree, Wild; never listening. Try to conduct us to the right, its unmanageable. Like standing in front of a towering wave,
I am sad- Don’t ask me for its depth. There’s just a horrible sinking- Swallowing every breath that comes;
Why it hurts so
The world is a controversial place, We don’t mean what we say. Does yes really mean yes; Are words just barbaric plays?
If words were enough to express what I feel I would tell you so. Happy,
Chant of the Old Temple
Hurried Greetings, Now, Saying goodbye. Nothing Else
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892)
(31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)
Don’t cover your face with your long bangs;
Try to hide your figure with your hands.
Look away when eyes lock into yours
Because you feel
They’ll cringe at the sight.
Don’t converse with the floor when you walk;
Avoid all the people that pass.
Slouch down, hunchbacked, in a crowd
Desperately, trying hard
To merge with the ground.
Don’t tell yourself you won’t pass;
Talk in a whisper.
Contract your open hand, fist it,
Clutched tightly with your heart.
Don’t frown at your image on the tainted glassframe;
Look at me- I ...