john tiong chunghoo

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

Animal World

Poem by john tiong chunghoo

the sun so far off
i could feel more love
from it than you

all the stars
they are waving
friendship from
a trillion miles away

and you three
feet from me
feel like in another world

the dragonflies
red tailed, hovering
in the noon field
round bulky eyes
look as if they know
my heart and are
pouring their love
into me

and you, a warm
blooded, given all
god's graces of a
creature are living
as if in a box devoid
of all emotions

and oh, the dophin
it is more human than
all of us combined

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  • Simone Inez HarrimanSimone Inez Harriman (11/5/2015 2:53:00 AM)

    I touched the sadness in your poem and know so well how people so near can be so far away. I love the way your poems make me really they validate and resonate with my soul.... Thank you John...10(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 7, 2010