Treasure Island

john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Travel Thailand Haiku - white and green spotted buddha


the centuries dye
buddha's saffron with
white and green spots

one historical park i went to - it is either Sukhotai or Ayuthaya historical park - has a large buddha spotted with white and green.
buddha taught that nothing remains constant and that things are always changing including happiness and sufferings.
in this case, the centuries have confirmed that by changing his appearance from grey to green and white spots

Submitted: Saturday, January 05, 2008
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Travel Thailand Haiku - white and green spotted buddha by john tiong chunghoo )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Kabhee - Sometime, Hardik Vaidya
  2. kids curse and swear, lee fones
  3. Drop This Kindness, Naveed Akram
  4. Far far away..., GRANT FRASER
  5. Daun Brunellus, Sidi J. Mahtrow
  6. Babel Multilingual, Mihaela Pirjol
  7. Stop Seeing Brutality: Resist, Aftab Alam
  8. Plausible Belief, Naveed Akram
  9. Delay a day, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  10. Moonlit Night, Suresh Dogra

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Burns

When biting Boreas, fell and doure,
Sharp shivers thro' the leafless bow'r;
When Phoebus gies a short-liv'd glow'r,
Far south the lift,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Pope

 
[Hata Bildir]