Grace Tan

Rookie (11/11/90 / Singapore)

Expressions - Poem by Grace Tan

If words were enough to express what I feel
I would tell you so.

Happy,
Sad,
Lonely,
Tired-
But what if there more then these can ever say,
Its magnitude monstrous against a colossal wall of stone,
Unfathomable
Backed down;
Where the world’s best dictionary disappoints,
All you can do is see, and hear, and feel,
Because paper is somehow unable to take it in the writing
No words.

With only silence and memories
It will lead you through
Those moving pictures
No words.


Grace Tan
11th March‘07


Comments about Expressions by Grace Tan

  • Peter Stavropoulos (7/10/2007 6:42:00 AM)

    Good poem, Grace. Sincere, deply felt. Genuine and innocent. Good work. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/17/2007 2:25:00 PM)

    This is so true, sometimes words just can't express what you want! love IGx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 17, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 12, 2011


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