john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Sylvia Plath's 50th Death Anniversary Haiku


Sylvia's mom to Sylvia

so long ago you were born
so long ago you were gone
life goes on rattling like a train
going everywhere and nowhere


Sylvia to Ted Hughes

poetry is a two edged sword
killing
like methane

ted hughes to Sylvia

the moon is blue
my eyes are true
just like my verses

daddy, the panzer man
is less lethal than
this man of verses

the moon is blue
my heart is true
my love glue

Submitted: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Edited: Sunday, August 04, 2013
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