Treasure Island

philip teed


Learn From


If we were to learn from our mistakes
we could live a better life.
If we were to learn from our elders
we could live a better life.
Why do we not look at the past,
so we can have a better future?
To look in the future is to look in the past.
So we will not make the same mistakes as our ancestors lead.
They had learned the hard way
should we do the same?
Or should we learn what they did,
and make it never happen again?
These are the lessons and wisdoms we should study,
For if we did not have a past,
there would be no future.

Submitted: Monday, September 10, 2007
Edited: Thursday, April 07, 2011
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Learn From by philip teed )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Tanka The Wind, Heather Burns
  2. Sunshine, G PAUL FISHER
  3. My Dearest Love, Lilly Emery
  4. Summer, G PAUL FISHER
  5. Nano Remembering, Heather Burns
  6. Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Lilly Emery
  7. My Favorable One, Lilly Emery
  8. At home, G PAUL FISHER
  9. Nano Raining, Heather Burns
  10. SATISFACTION, Lilly Emery

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Dickinson

70

"Arcturus" is his other name—
I'd rather call him "Star."
It's very mean of Science
To go and interfere!

I slew a worm the other day—
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Kenneth Allott

 
[Hata Bildir]