Learn More

john tiong chunghoo

Freshman - 1,179 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Where the flute lets out its song


a real poet means
even the mistakes
between the verses
will not douse the
eagerness to read you

even when you do not
write out full sentences
and place dashes, moon
and stars between your words

because between the lines
are jewels to dazzle the readers' mind
notches and keyholes the
smart flute lets out its song

Submitted: Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Edited: Saturday, January 08, 2011

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 (Where the flute lets out its song by john tiong chunghoo )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 29 Points Robert Howard (2/6/2007 10:47:00 AM)

    Breath taking,

    I'm saving this John and would like to put a copy up for my flute students to read. Just as the poet sings when he writes, the flutist needs to draw poetry from the flute. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  7. Death is Nothing at All, Henry Scott Holland
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. A Visit from St. Nicholas, Clement Clarke Moore
  10. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. My Little Bird, Alfred Oyori
  2. Regret, Damian Murphy
  3. Helpless reasonings, Howard MacDougall
  4. The first Flight, michael hagwood
  5. Fake, RJP Patterson
  6. Bee Bathes In Bliss, Saiom Shriver
  7. Merry Christmas, lee fones
  8. Searching For Convictions, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. Not Strong Enough, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  10. Past Woes, Naveed Akram
[Hata Bildir]