john tiong chunghoo

Bronze Star - 2,400 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Travel Laos Haiku - The Unripe Papaya - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

unripe papaya on altar
even buddha has to wait
for his food

I saw this in a shop near the hotel i stayed in Vientiane. there was this papaya which was just beginning to ripe but was placed in front of the buddha as an offering.

vietianne travel Dec 2007

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  • Rookie Ian Bowen (12/15/2007 6:42:00 AM)

    John, some great wisdom in your words. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 15, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 30, 2011


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