john tiong chunghoo

Bronze Star - 2,504 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Shadows - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

the poet in Rumi says
with a hint of regrets,
'it is against nature.
my work is private stuff,
shadows the sun
its precusor's never
meant to penetrate.
my poetry is to be read
when I am dead, when
readers could sprinkle
some lights onto shadows
that trail along the verses.'

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Comments about Shadows by john tiong chunghoo

  • Rookie - 258 Points marvin brato (3/10/2008 5:35:00 AM)

    Its the irony of it all, poems are read and appreciated when poets are already dead; indeed its'
    when readers could sprinkle some lights onto shadows that trail along the verses' A tribute to dead poets! A 10. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 10, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, March 10, 2008


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