john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

animal world


the sun so far off
i could feel more love
from it than you

all the stars
they are waving
friendship from
a trillion miles away

and you three
feet from me
feel like in another world

the dragonflies
red tailed, hovering
in the noon field
round bulky eyes
look as if they know
my heart and are
pouring their love
into me

and you, a warm
blooded, given all
god's graces of a
creature are living
as if in a box devoid
of all emotions

and oh, the dophin
it is more human than
all of us combined

Submitted: Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, September 07, 2010
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