john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,055 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

john tiong chunghoo Poems

2801. Beyond The Horizon 2/14/2006
2802. I Am A Snake 6/11/2005
2803. Haiku - Hanami 3/29/2012
2804. First Encounter - Xavier Lopez Ancona (Kidzania Founder) 4/14/2012
2805. Pantun - Senja Di Sungai Rejang Sungguh Menawan (With English Translation) 7/27/2012
2806. Festival Haiku - Paris Chocolate Show 2012 12/4/2012
2807. Travel Peru Haiku - Machu Picchu 12/5/2012
2808. Haiku Democracy 4/26/2013
2809. Death Haiku 3/19/2015
2810. Twin Shadows 3/11/2015
2811. Haiku - Man A Part Of The Divine 7/10/2016
2812. Dont Worry Nature Will Make Room For It 8/3/2016
2813. Visit Malaysia Year - Langkawi A Poem 8/11/2015
2814. Twin Mysteries 9/3/2013
2815. *william Blake The Haiku Poet 6/26/2012
2816. Festival Haiku - 66th Cannes International Film Festival 5/15/2013
2817. Malaysian Election Haiku - One Malaysia 5/18/2013
2818. World Famous Painting Haiku - Rousseau's Tiger In A Tropical Storm (Surprised) 8/17/2014
2819. American National Day Haiku 7/4/2014
2820. In The Dark.. 2/26/2015
2821. Pantun - Angin Bertiup Sepoi Sepoi Bahasa (With English Translation) 7/24/2012
2822. Unesco Heritage Site Haiku - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 8/13/2012
2823. Haiku - Reality Between The Lines 4/15/2012
2824. Visit Malaysia Year Poem - Langkawi's Mashuri -I Am No Adultress (State Of Kedah) 11/22/2005
2825. Remember 8/4/2005
2826. Bush Warbler 4/25/2005
2827. A White Rope And A Dwarf 4/3/2005
2828. Haiku - The Same Old Bell Chimes 3/28/2005
2829. Haiku - Moon Sits In The Sky 7/22/2005
2830. Loving Somebody 8/7/2005
2831. Morn Birds, Noon Birds 11/3/2005
2832. Senryu (Humour Haiku) - Bird Flu 11/4/2005
2833. At The Grave 4/23/2006
2834. Piano 4/27/2006
2835. Beautiful Haiku Set 12/17/2005
2836. Poem About Poetry - The Great Poet, The Sea 4/29/2006
2837. Eternity 11/28/2005
2838. Sister 12/18/2005
2839. Tea 12/18/2005
2840. A Misochist 3/8/2005

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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Warm And Soft As Breath

butterfly, are your
stripes and shades
a map to paradise?
if that is so, i am
already in one

so serene, so quiet
your gentle adventure
enchanting colours

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