Henry Tong

Bronze Star - 2,980 Points [DriftingSnow] (2001 / Beijing, China)

Henry Tong Quotes

  • ''Time is a twisted tunnel to truth.''
    My poetry
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  • ''Words are fallen; minds are erect.
    Minds are fallen; poetry is erect.''
    Imitation from Emerson's Nature 1836
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  • ''I record what's left forgotten if my poems are not.''
    'I Remember' poem
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  • ''My heart holds my pulse, my weakened, but unstopping pulse, until lies cease their rampage, in which guilt is justified.''
    Pulse of Truth
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  • ''The muted sounds voice a greater volume.''
    'Silence'
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  • ''I, too, am a speck in the crowd,
    but no one can dust me off.''
    'I, Too'
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  • ''When history accelerates in dazzle
    and people are tired to chase.
    I can look back where it started
    and find my direction in my place.''
    'Reflecting History'
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  • ''When history accelerates in dazzle
    and people are tired to chase.
    I can look back where it started
    and find my direction in my place.''
    'Reflecting History'
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  • ''Extending souls connect with each other. The society bonds more cohesively when the lengths of souls become not the barriers but bridges of communication.''
    Essay 'On the Influence of Neo-Populist Movement Against Chinese 'Belt-and-road Initiative' Proposal'
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Best Poem of Henry Tong

Fragrance Of Love, Fragrance Of Tea

I see love as a pot of tea
placed in the floor of bamboo vale.
Its scent floats to the farthest sea,
but humbly stores in nature's tale.

Neither pungent as instant coffee,
pressing tastebuds to accept
nor insipid as purified water,
disinterested to reject-

It starts fresh, ends rich.
It milds bitter, leaves sweet.
It boils tears and troubles
into a rising aroma of steam.

If promises hold dear, it never dies.
The scent never fakes, though it flies.
If water is tainted, then dancing leaves
shall clear it out and start ...

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Speak Out Silence

Silence dwells at both ends
of the language hierarchy.
A soundless bellow can destruct
a bloodcurdling scream.
But those who have been obedient
to dogmatic regime,
Who moan weakly and swallow
tears in horror dream,
Has forgotten the endowed power

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