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john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

The Opening in the Sky to Heaven


in the eyes of the swallows
the sky winds its way into
a mysterious golden
- cool luminous opening
to where heaven is

on and on the excited swallows
would sing wishing one day
it would be able to explore
what is inside

on and on the swallows would sing
as they cruise the sky
delighting all earth's inhabitants

Submitted: Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Edited: Thursday, January 06, 2011

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