Treasure Island

Philo Yan

(Malaysia)

WHEN I WAS YOUNG


I did not smile when I was young
I did not know how and held my tongue
I learned to smile when love came by
And smiling more and more as time goes by

Submitted: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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

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 (WHEN I WAS YOUNG by Philo Yan )

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. The Binding, Chris Schleier, Jr.
  2. Free From Sin, Juliana Oludeyi
  3. Ancient mythologies and Verses Holy, Md. Asadullah
  4. The Phoenix, Maharishi Deja Vu
  5. Terror, Md. Asadullah
  6. Take Your Logic, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  7. She feared.., Md. Asadullah
  8. Knowledge- live there in, gajanan mishra
  9. No respect, hasmukh amathalal
  10. A Ray Reaches, Neela Nath

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Lord Tennyson

It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole
Unequal laws unto a savage race,
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]