john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 4,927 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

john tiong chunghoo Poems

1401. Visit Malaysia Year Haiku - Hornbill Feeding Station, Pangkor Island (State Of Perak) 7/9/2009
1402. Visit Malaysia Year: Fort A Famosa Old Graves (State Of Malacca) 7/13/2009
1403. Travel Haiku - Edinburgh International Festival And Edinburgh Festival Fringe 7/14/2009
1404. Travel Haiku - Hudson And Champlain's 400th Anniversary (New York State) 7/16/2009
1405. Poem About Poetry - The Birth 7/20/2009
1406. Travel Macao Haiku - Saint Paul's Ruins 7/30/2009
1407. Travel Macao Haiku - The Macao Sky Tower 7/30/2009
1408. Travel Macao Haiku - The Portuguese Streets 7/31/2009
1409. Travel Macao Haiku - Senado Square, The Real Macao 7/31/2009
1410. Travel Macao Haiku - Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia! 7/31/2009
1411. Travel Haiku - Pageant Of The Masters (Laguna Beach Los Angeles) 7/31/2009
1412. Travel Macao Haiku - Fisherman's Wharf 7/31/2009
1413. Haiku - His Secret Love 8/1/2009
1414. First Encounter - Jean Todt 8/1/2009
1415. First Encounter - Ng Yen Yen 8/1/2009
1416. Haiku - Cicadas' Frenzied Song 8/1/2009
1417. Somebody For Everybody 8/3/2009
1418. Mozart's Missing Link Haiku - The Pianist's Fingers 8/3/2009
1419. Travel Haiku - Delaware Water Gap 8/4/2009
1420. Poem About Poetry - Verses Forming In The Mind 8/4/2009
1421. Snapshot - The Fats 8/6/2009
1422. The Bones 8/6/2009
1423. Travel Haiku - Ocean City (State Of New Jersey) 8/8/2009
1424. Travel Haiku - Coors Field (Denver) 8/8/2009
1425. Travel Guizhou Haiku - This Little Life 8/8/2009
1426. Fruits Of Meditation 8/9/2009
1427. Travel Haiku - Glacier Bay's Outings 8/9/2009
1428. Travel Haiku - Brussels Summer Festival (Belgium) 8/9/2009
1429. Travel Haiku - North Cascades (State Of Washington) 8/10/2009
1430. My Dirty Haiku - The Testerone Fueled Youth 8/14/2009
1431. Travel Haiku - Cape Perpetua Viewpoint (Oregon) 8/21/2009
1432. Travel Haiku - Venice's Peggy Guggenheim Collection 9/1/2009
1433. First Encounter - Siti Nurhaliza 9/4/2009
1434. Prize Winning Haiku - The Trees Filter Light (Japan) 7/24/2009
1435. Travel Haiku - New Orleans (United States) 7/24/2009
1436. House 9/8/2009
1437. First Encounter - World Top Cook Chef Wan 9/15/2009
1438. Travel Haiku - Galapagos Cruise 9/19/2009
1439. Travel Haiku - Fall French Rivieria 9/19/2009
1440. Prize Winning Haiku - Late Dad's Rolex 9/19/2009

Comments about john tiong chunghoo

  • Mo. (6/2/2007 1:30:00 PM)

    ''Keep On! ! ''

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  • Stewart Mckenzie (5/3/2005 6:59:00 PM)

    Not rubbish - modern physics, see for example 'The Elegant Universe' by Brian Greene. The time of a traveler moving at the speed of light relative to you is stopped according to your watch, just as your time is to the traveler. This is Einstein's special theory of relativity. Photons are sub-atomic “entities” that convey light. They have the extraordinary property of always traveling at the same speed no matter where they are coming from, from where they are observed, or how fast, or in what direction the observer is traveling. Since light travels at the speed of light relative to anything, everything, there is no time in the realm of light (also it is by no means clear that light is bound by the laws of space, see the new work on entangled photons that appear to communicate instantaneously no matter how far apart) . Strange but true. The eight odd seconds that light takes to reach you from the sun is your time, not light's. As a poet I recommend that you read the new cosmology, it is very strange but very beautiful.

  • Stewart Mckenzie (3/28/2005 2:29:00 PM)

    A Buddhist monk was once asked if art could be a path to enlightenment. He answered that it was a good way to start but the danger was that one became attached to one's creations.

    I send you to renderings of D. T. Suzuki's translations of Kaku-an's poems for the first and eighth oxherding pictures.

    Searching For The Ox (first oxherding picture)
    Kaku-an Shi-en
    Sung Dynasty China ca.1300 AD

    Alone in the wild
    Lost in the forest
    The boy searches searches
    The flooding streams
    The distant mountains
    The endless path
    Exhausted
    In despair
    Nowhere to go
    At dusk he hears only cicadas
    Buzzing in the maple woods

    From a translation by D. T. Suzuki

    Ox and Man Vanish (eighth oxherding picture)
    Kaku-an Shi-en
    Sung Dynasty China ca.1300 AD

    Nothing there
    No whip - no rope - no man - no ox
    Who can tell the size of the sky?
    No snowflakes fall above the fire
    When all this is so
    The ancient Mind appears

    From a translation by D. T. Suzuki

  • Derek Germain (3/23/2005 7:42:00 PM)

    I like the Haiku's. I thought they were supposed to be 5 syllables,7 syllables, and the 5 again....?

Best Poem of john tiong chunghoo

01 And The Moon And The Stars And The World

long walk at night
the breeze freezes my spirit
the moon warms it up
pulling at my poetic soul
the crickets sing their poems to the night
a million other insects contribute their share
to loosen up the night
for lovers, husbands and wives
while a tide of words too
creeps in all directions in my mental sphere
saturates the poetic bar of the intellect
waiting to be strummed into verses
the rhythm swims along with them
as i write out verse by verse
the moon my friend shares its light
the night wind inspires
lovelorn stars wave all the way
a ...

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One Similar Second

does the face
of every born child
in a similar second
vary because of
the minute space
each occupies
in the similar second?

does their life differ

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