Selina Tan

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The Living And The Dead - Poem by Selina Tan

Feel the mind betray thyself!
Feel the dead reap the living
To which chain that disciplines its master
Leaving passion a threat
A disgrace to liken Erato
Left me to the dwelling
Of happiness
The untold world of humankind
Of which the sound was never pleasant
and lies that never echoed unheard
remains shunned


Comments about The Living And The Dead by Selina Tan

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (5/17/2010 2:09:00 PM)


    Feel the mind betray thyself!
    betraying self
    betraying mind..
    disgrace
    try to overcome all that is negative in life and become positive. smile.
    the life is short. live! !
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  • (9/15/2007 8:37:00 AM)


    You are forgiven. Let the guilt and pain rest. I have a poem titled, 'Had I Known' that expresses how things would have been different. Very deep and touching poem from you. It was hear-felt and well written. For future reference also, 'The World of the Living.' (Report) Reply

  • (7/18/2007 11:15:00 PM)


    Let go of the bad memories so that the pain wont haunt you, good write. worth the 9. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 14, 2006



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