Treasure Island

john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

What's in a gem


a new gem for a life
start of a new dream
each new gem,
the crystallisation
of a thought? of god?
a new soul dwells in each
ever ready to be released
in your thought - dream
every new gem you wear
sees a new you
and if you're lucky
you would even be wearing
an arabic shroud
and a new face
you dont even know
the spirit might even
get into your unborn child
and becomes him/her!

Submitted: Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Edited: Wednesday, December 07, 2005
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