john tiong chunghoo

Bronze Star - 2,367 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Ignorance Drowned Me - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

his ill gotten wealth
the party splashes
the flashy cars,
all things go dinners,
the champagne, the
businesswomen,
sycophants, the
rowdiness

the smell of decadence
the smell of perversity
cronyists despots
all that i can take
it is the smell of ignorance
the lack of knowledge,
of the arts, of literature,
of things that really prop up
the mind, soul and the world
that really drown me


Comments about Ignorance Drowned Me by john tiong chunghoo

  • Rookie - 122 Points marvin brato (4/17/2008 11:39:00 PM)

    The last three sentences are the very reasons why poets should not park their pen until many will gain knowledge of the world and become ignorant no more! In depth poetry, a 10. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 19, 2008


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