john tiong chunghoo

Bronze Star - 2,650 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

06. Still I Rise - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

born to walk
to climb
to say i can
cannot even
remember
the day I strung
a comprehensible line
because i am born to do wonders
soaking in knowledge
the way i had learnt to talk
the brain energy
that seeps into
every frame of animals
every part of the universe
to uncover god's puzzles
and divine codes
to turn them into
jets that fly at
einstein's speed of light
and this physique
to work an eternal clock
the way a child learns
to walk, to dance, to talk


Comments about 06. Still I Rise by john tiong chunghoo

  • Rookie - 166 Points Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (5/18/2010 1:17:00 AM)

    Sheer reflection of confidence and nice diction
    Voted 10
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  • Rookie - 364 Points Rafique Farooqi (9/22/2009 3:10:00 AM)

    Great aims to live achieving prospects.........good poem to read....... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Christine Kerr (3/8/2009 12:02:00 PM)

    A great poem for those who are here eager to learn what this world has in store for us. Good one John (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,723 Points Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (11/20/2008 6:06:00 PM)

    Triumph over limitations-reaching for the stars. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Adam Day (10/2/2008 1:54:00 AM)

    made me smile here john thank you (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 4, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, March 9, 2009


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