john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,804 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

john tiong chunghoo Poems

2801. Total Lunar Eclipse February 20 Haiku 3/1/2008
2802. Travel Haiku - Carnival In Rio De Janeiro 1/12/2008
2803. Haiku - Shadow Puppets 8/27/2007
2804. Poem About Poetry - Words, Words, Words 1/19/2008
2805. Beyond The Horizon 2/14/2006
2806. I Am A Snake 6/11/2005
2807. Travel Singapore Haiku - Resorts World At Sentosa 5/5/2008
2808. Travel Haiku - Aruba, Angel Isle Of The Caribbean 12/29/2008
2809. Haiku - Snow And Budding Branch 1/9/2009
2810. Travel Haiku - St John, Virgin Islands 2/3/2009
2811. First Encounter - Xavier Lopez Ancona (Kidzania Founder) 4/14/2012
2812. Haiku - Hanami 3/29/2012
2813. Pantun - Senja Di Sungai Rejang Sungguh Menawan (With English Translation) 7/27/2012
2814. Festival Haiku - Paris Chocolate Show 2012 12/4/2012
2815. Travel Peru Haiku - Machu Picchu 12/5/2012
2816. Haiku Democracy 4/26/2013
2817. Death Haiku 3/19/2015
2818. Visit Malaysia Year - Langkawi A Poem 8/11/2015
2819. Haiku - Man A Part Of The Divine 7/10/2016
2820. Dont Worry Nature Will Make Room For It 8/3/2016
2821. Twin Mysteries 9/3/2013
2822. Festival Haiku - 66th Cannes International Film Festival 5/15/2013
2823. Malaysian Election Haiku - One Malaysia 5/18/2013
2824. Twin Shadows 3/11/2015
2825. In The Dark.. 2/26/2015
2826. World Famous Painting Haiku - Rousseau's Tiger In A Tropical Storm (Surprised) 8/17/2014
2827. American National Day Haiku 7/4/2014
2828. Pantun - Angin Bertiup Sepoi Sepoi Bahasa (With English Translation) 7/24/2012
2829. *william Blake The Haiku Poet 6/26/2012
2830. Unesco Heritage Site Haiku - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 8/13/2012
2831. Haiku - Reality Between The Lines 4/15/2012
2832. Super Age Poem - Any Age You Like 1/10/2009
2833. Travel Indonesia Haiku - Overzealous Guards At Presidential Palace (Jakarta) 1/17/2009
2834. Famous Movie Poem - Slumdog Millionaire At The Oscars 2/23/2009
2835. Travel Haiku - Trinidad Carnival 2/21/2009
2836. This Boy's Life 2/21/2009
2837. Travel Haiku - New York City Central Park 11/19/2008
2838. Haiku - Forever Young 11/12/2008
2839. Haiku - The Wind Tears Away Autumn 11/5/2008
2840. Travel Indonesia Haiku - Pallawa, Tana Toraja (South Sulawesi) 5/30/2009

Comments about john tiong chunghoo

  • Sílvia Oliveira (1/18/2008 6:36:00 AM)

    john, I simply loved this poem of yours! congratulations on all of them, but when it comes to be a poem that includes the full moon...it´s the most inspiring thing to me, ever!

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  • Molaire Jules (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.

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  • 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

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  • Kareem Abdulrahim (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....?

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Best Poem of john tiong chunghoo

04. Beautiful Women

young women, old women
in their heart
despite the years
the yearning to be beautiful

young women, old women
they look at each other
one with envy
the other with fear and contempt (of the wrinkles, old age)

young women, old women
they look into each other
one for amother
the other for a daughter

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Soses Crowding The Sky

stars are
SOSes
crowding
night sky

that every
glitter would
soon be
consumed
by darkness

diamonds
returned to bellies
of earth

darkness
builds on
wiith each
passing cousin

these last
sos messages
crowding sky

sos'es to help
us help ourselves