john tiong chunghoo

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

john tiong chunghoo Poems

3001. Dont Worry Nature Will Make Room For It 8/3/2016
3002. Visit Malaysia Year - Langkawi A Poem 8/11/2015
3003. Twin Mysteries 9/3/2013
3004. Festival Haiku - 66th Cannes International Film Festival 5/15/2013
3005. Malaysian Election Haiku - One Malaysia 5/18/2013
3006. World Famous Painting Haiku - Rousseau's Tiger In A Tropical Storm (Surprised) 8/17/2014
3007. American National Day Haiku 7/4/2014
3008. In The Dark.. 2/26/2015
3009. Pantun - Angin Bertiup Sepoi Sepoi Bahasa (With English Translation) 7/24/2012
3010. *william Blake The Haiku Poet 6/26/2012
3011. Unesco Heritage Site Haiku - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 8/13/2012
3012. Haiku - Reality Between The Lines 4/15/2012
3013. Queen Elizabeth Ii Diamond Jubilee Haiku 5/29/2012
3014. *henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Haiku Poet 6/26/2012
3015. I Choose The Mountain 3/22/2015
3016. William-Kate Royal Marriage Haiku 4/24/2011
3017. Travel Haiku - Istanbul 7/25/2009
3018. Travel Haiku - Maui, Hawaii 9/5/2009
3019. Dinosaur Lover 3/15/2009
3020. Malaysiana - Leatherback Turtle 4/28/2007
3021. Travel Haiku - Arches National Park (Utah) 1/5/2007
3022. Bound Feet 3/28/2005
3023. Japan 2011 Earthquake Haiku - In The Flurry Of The Tsunami Death Radio News 3/15/2011
3024. Love (True Meaning Of Love) 3/17/2015
3025. World Famous Painting Haiku - Pablo Picasso's Garçon À La Pipe (1905) 6/25/2012
3026. Festival Haiku - The Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival, Moscow Red Square 9/2/2012
3027. Total Solar Eclipse Haiku 1 11/19/2012
3028. Travel Haiku - Thai New Year The Songkran 4/7/2008
3029. Travel Haiku - Pawleys Island (South Carolina) 3/28/2008
3030. No Moon No Stars 2/23/2008
3031. A Total Lunar Eclipse Poem 3/2/2008
3032. Shinto Haiku 8/30/2011
3033. Pantun - Rezeki Tuhan (With English Translation) 7/22/2012
3034. *pablo Neruda The Haiku Poet 6/26/2012
3035. Strange Dream Haiku - Sharing A Table With Lee Kuan Yew 7/18/2011
3036. July 23 Total Solar Eclipse Haiku 7/22/2009
3037. World Famous Painting Haiku - Van Gogh's Sunflower 5/11/2005
3038. Travel Japan Haiku - Mount Fuji (Japan) 4/26/2007
3039. Stakeholders 3/15/2015
3040. Walt Whitman Tribute Haiku - Leaves Of Grass 9/25/2010

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