john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,091 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

07. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

i love you for no reason
except because i love you
as simple as one times one equals one
yet if you remain one and wish for a hundred
i would work to add up the rest for you -
to prove to you the volume of my love

you have moved away
called me 'mad
sickeningly possessive'
publicly humiliated me
for my leaning onto you for affections
they are merely gusts of wind
that turn the wind compass
to the the right side of you
all your wonderful characteristics

i love you for no other reason
except because i love you
your happiness, mine
your injury, tears, mine

even if this love should really bother you
i would that you could find
someone to love you more
even if it means giving you a helping hand.

i love you for no other reason
except because i love you
your happiness is mine
and your injury, mine


Comments about 07. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You by john tiong chunghoo

  • (12/3/2008 10:46:00 PM)


    This is deep, like they way you write amazing, (Report) Reply

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  • (11/13/2005 12:27:00 PM)


    It is good, but you should seek inspiration from within... (Report) Reply

  • (11/13/2005 6:55:00 AM)


    Very beautiful John. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 13, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, March 9, 2009


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