john tiong chunghoo

Bronze Star - 2,228 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

what happens when a person dies Poem by john tiong chunghoo


tell you what happens
when a person dies
the worms burrow
through a body of science
till the reality of it crawls
through every of our senses

tell you what happens
when a person dies
the world of science
is all that is left to salvage
the reality of it all

and god willing, a new formulae
to give breath to all that is left of dust

Submitted: Thursday, February 14, 2008
Edited: Thursday, February 14, 2008
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