john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Heaven or Hell


the chicken eaten
cannot come back
to tell us how it was
slit, emptied out,
braised and roasted

the man who died
cannot come back
to tell us how he was
buried, gone to
heaven or hell

Submitted: Friday, February 28, 2014
Edited: Saturday, March 08, 2014

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