john tiong chunghoo

Bronze Star - 2,533 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

* Maya Angelou The Haiku Poet - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

i rise
i rise
i rise

i'm a
black ocean,
leaping and wide

i dance like I've got
diamonds at the meeting
of my thighs

into a daybreak
that's wondrously clear
I rise

the gifts my ancestors gave,
I am the dream,
hope of the slave'


Comments about * Maya Angelou The Haiku Poet by john tiong chunghoo

  • Rookie - 329 Points marvin brato (9/24/2013 3:56:00 AM)

    Nice tribute to a poet! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 26, 2012



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