john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

True Blue Poetry


poetry may not
be a popular art
but a true yardstick
of the wisdom of words
you are either frown upon
on the first few lines
or cherished as friends
at your very first
the way a new acquaintance
is judged from the very first impression

Submitted: Monday, October 15, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 16, 2011
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