john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

*Rabindranath Tagore the Haiku Poet


a moment's indulgence
away from you
my heart knows no rest

my work
an endless toil
in a shoreless sea

summer
at my window
its sighs and murmurs

the bees
plies their minstrel
at the flowering grove.

time to sit face to face
and sing to this silent
and overflowing leisure

Submitted: Friday, June 22, 2012
Edited: Monday, June 25, 2012

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