john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,210 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Cat's Dream - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

cat
Egyptians' god
Japanese's courtesan
divine or despised
you walk tall
proving the
big dog is
but a coward
its heart
smaller
than your fist
fainter than your sneeze
as you stand upright
mom uses it as a lesson
for little tom
'Walk upright and
the world bows to you.'
i understand why
they buried the pharoahs
in giant feline strucutures
made to last for a million days


Comments about Cat's Dream by john tiong chunghoo

  • (11/4/2005 9:14:00 AM)


    Nice one, John.

    Raynette
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  • (11/4/2005 8:39:00 AM)


    yes, I like this one too. Did you ever read the one by Vernon Scannell called 'A Case of Murder'? http: //www.poemhunter.com/p/m/poem.asp? poet=11417&poem=109712 (Report) Reply

  • (11/4/2005 8:14:00 AM)


    Super poem, John. I may be a teensy bit biased here as I'm a cat lover. A wonderful look at the feline nonetheless. The flow of the poem underpins the stealth and agility most cats posess. I enjoyed this very much. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 4, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 1, 2010


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