john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Haiku - Cemetery


visiting the cemetery
buried in each of us
the unease about death

visiting the cemetery
the chill with each step
we make

visiting the cemetery
not even an echo
from the dead

visiting the cemetery
we never bother about
dear one's new neighbours

Submitted: Saturday, March 07, 2009
Edited: Saturday, March 07, 2009
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