Tentative Poet

Rookie (18/06/1961 / Singapore)

Tentative Poet Poems

1. Muse 5/12/2010
2. They Remember...(Dedicated To Teachers) 5/14/2010
3. What Good Is Poetry? 5/14/2010
4. My Window Frames 5/14/2010
5. Windblown Words 5/14/2010
6. By The Canal 5/14/2010
7. Haiku #1 5/17/2010
8. Haiku #2 5/17/2010
9. Haiku #3 5/17/2010
10. Haiku #4 5/17/2010
11. Haiku #5 5/17/2010
12. Haiku #6 5/17/2010
13. Haiku #7 5/17/2010
14. Haiku #8 5/17/2010
15. Haiku #9 5/17/2010
16. Haiku #10 5/17/2010
17. Haiku #11 5/17/2010
18. Haiku #12 5/17/2010
19. Haiku #13 5/17/2010
20. Haiku #14 5/17/2010
21. Haiku #15 5/17/2010
22. Haiku #16 5/17/2010
23. Haiku #17 5/17/2010
24. Haiku #18 5/17/2010
25. Haiku #19 5/17/2010
26. Haiku #20 5/17/2010
27. To The Old Man Who Overtook Me... 5/18/2010
28. Burial 6/8/2010
29. Haiku #21 6/8/2010
30. Haiku #22 6/8/2010
31. Haiku #23 6/8/2010
32. Haiku #24 6/8/2010
33. Haiku #25 6/8/2010
34. Haiku #26 6/8/2010
35. Haiku #27 6/8/2010
36. Haiku #28 6/8/2010
37. Haiku #29 6/8/2010
38. Haiku #30 6/8/2010
39. The Morning Sun 7/5/2010
40. Questions 7/5/2010
Best Poem of Tentative Poet

Ode To The Fork

You taste the meat before me
Feel the medium-rare texture of
The steak, its juices oozing

All over your tines
Its aroma reaches you first
My culinary ambassador

I like your odd shape
Your elegant curved-back neck
Almost like a swan's

I love your shine as you
Lay quietly among your brothers
Awaiting our beck and call

To team with the others
The knife and the spoon
And serve us a good meal

Look how far you've come!
Wasn't your grandfather long
and sharp and pointed?

Thrown through the ...

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Ode To The Fork

You taste the meat before me
Feel the medium-rare texture of
The steak, its juices oozing

All over your tines
Its aroma reaches you first
My culinary ambassador

I like your odd shape

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