john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,668 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

01and The Moon And The Stars And The World - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

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 million light years away
heralding the birth of a song
sparkling, twinkling
guided by intricate orchestration of the night
before gracing the written page
long walk in the night
even the insects with the lamps
start to lend me their lights
between the twinke of the stars
they dance, sing, beat out a dance

Topic(s) of this poem: nature, nature walks

Form: Free Verse


Comments about 01and The Moon And The Stars And The World by john tiong chunghoo

  • Bhagabat Prasad Hotta (5/7/2019 8:30:00 AM)

    " Long walks at night
    the breezes freezes my spirit" beautiful lines.so beautiful poem 100+++++++++
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  • Akhtar Jawad (6/7/2018 1:17:00 AM)

    even the insects with the lamps
    start to lend me their lights
    between the twinke of the stars
    they dance, sing, beat out a dance
    beautiful lines.
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  • (5/29/2018 2:59:00 PM)

    Tffdghhgbcx (Report)Reply

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  • (6/19/2017 4:13:00 AM)

    a wonderful poem of being inspired by the light of the mood and stars shining bright? .............well written. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (3/29/2016 3:40:00 AM)

    Verse by verse! With the muse of life. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (3/27/2016 9:24:00 AM)

    before gracing the written page
    long walk in the night
    even the insects with the lamps
    start to lend me their lights
    between the twinke of the stars
    they dance, sing, beat out a dance

    breeze, love lorn stars, the moon, dance, music, poetic soul. so many points are expressed in this beautiful poem. like it very much dear poet. thank you. tony
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  • (10/29/2015 10:20:00 PM)

    John, your poem holds so much beauty. The images brought me right there sharing your walk in paradise. Much enjoyed. (Report)Reply

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  • (12/18/2014 9:18:00 PM)

    Really fantastic imagery, John! Your poetic soul transcends time and space, placing the beauty of this poem amid the divine. Very well written, beautifully held rhythm, I love this poem. Thank you so much for sharing it. RoseAnn (Report)Reply

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  • (7/9/2014 3:20:00 AM)

    beautiful writings in the poem and loved it. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/4/2010 6:02:00 AM)

    Well written, John! (Report)Reply

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  • (9/21/2009 10:44:00 AM)

    a wonderful write, i am highly impressed by your works, (Report)Reply

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  • Indira Renganathan (4/29/2009 1:19:00 AM)

    What a wonderful descriptive work...before the night walk is over a poem born with all the night's harmonies10++++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • (12/15/2008 12:02:00 PM)

    The first five lines are fantastic! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/21/2008 2:38:00 PM)

    such a beautiful piece of well written poetry (Report)Reply

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  • (9/12/2008 12:56:00 PM)

    Wonderful imagery..... seen through a poet's words. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/11/2007 4:12:00 AM)

    Very nice......I loved the language (Report)Reply

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  • (4/3/2007 4:21:00 PM)

    May this walk be long...... Good poem, John. Thanks (Report)Reply

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  • (5/23/2006 4:58:00 PM)

    The only word that can to my mind was WOW! (Report)Reply

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  • (4/18/2005 7:19:00 AM)

    John,

    This is really beautiful. I have not enjoyed reading a poem so much in a long time. This will go into my favorites. It's just so lovely and I had expected to read a haiku. This was such a lovely surprise to my evening. Thank you so much.

    Kind regards
    Gypsy

    It was the title that made me look at it.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 18, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 12, 2019


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