john tiong chunghoo

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

Bruno Manser - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

Bruno, Bruno
Where are you?
Are you scaling Batu Lawi?
Are you still up there on Batu Lawi?
Are you still with your
Beloved Borneo tribes?
Where are you Bruno?
Your family are waiting
Your friends are waiting
For you back in Basel
Missing you day and night
Your tribal comrades too
Are longing to see your
Courageous face again
Missing your inspiration
Bruno, Bruno
Are you really on the run?
Away from those
Who are on your heels?
Away from those
Who swear to put
You behind bars?
Away from those
Who wish to send
You back home?
Bruno, Bruno
You are brave
Your are adventurous
You are indomitable
In fighting for your beloved
Borneo brethrens
But Bruno, Bruno
It is a lost cause
Isn't it?
Is there a better
Way to stand up for them?
Is there a better
Way to stand up for them?
Bruno, Bruno
But where are you?
Are you still up there on Batu Lawi?
Are you still up there on Batu Lawi?


Comments about Bruno Manser by john tiong chunghoo

  • (1/5/2012 7:03:00 PM)

    Bruno Manser was killed by the ingenious people of Kalimantan Indonesia for entering their land and he was claiming to be their saviour too. Unfortunately, Bruno Manser think that the ingenious people in Indonesia are as soft hearted as the one in Sarawak but he was wrong indeed! Bruno Manser spread lies and overstayed in Sarawak in breach of his visit pass. He had been staying illegally in Ulu Baram and Ulu Limbang and do not dare to tell the world his illegal act. C'mon people, Wake up! Bruno Manser takes advantage of simplicity, good nature of Penans. He never really help them. He just wanted to be worshipped. I believe all the governments in the world has their own law regarding visitor staying illegally and Bruno Manser is one of them. Please enlighten me how your government will act if Bruno Manser overstayed in your country illegally and spreading lies. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/29/2005 10:55:00 AM)

    I'm certain I don't know the history of Bruno Manser but the poem by all means has a good flow to it. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 29, 2005



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