Treasure Island

john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Your expressions


you leave
your expressions
in so many media
water, wind, metal, wood
and from them
you drive legs, wings,
growths and desires
into so many worlds
that crowd the universe
suns, moons, stars
worlds within worlds
astounded your wildest creation
who could only ape your ways
your plans and designs bursting
in my every cell
perhaps you had
been over ambitious
and i the runaway one
has to be cautioned
through every commandment
to contain the worst
of your creative jests
to douse the destructive leanings
a constructive world
you build into our head
to pit against the
other world you allow to thrive
like how bateria tear
down my beautiful white teeth over the years

Submitted: Thursday, August 18, 2005
Edited: Saturday, August 20, 2005

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  • Egal Bohen (9/1/2005 12:05:00 PM)

    john tiong chunghoo
    So true is what you have written - I like it
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