john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Mixed Japanese Short Forms


up to hilltop casino
chinese gods line
the street side

(a popular casino
people pray to these gods hoping
to make a gain)

haiku three:

backside up
bad-mannered bee
at his food

tanka:

beneath the cold demeanor
his warmth sends
my heart blooming
the soil beneath the snow
that swells with life in spring

Submitted: Friday, April 01, 2005

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