john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 4,775 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Cricket's Love Song - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

cricket's shrill
courting love
each shrill digs
at my lonely heart
each shrill
an extra inch
of lonelines

cricket's shrill
a field of love songs
not even one for me
each shrill chills
this lonely heart

cricket's shrill
courting love
i wonder whether
she would come
for this late night tryst

Comments about Cricket's Love Song by john tiong chunghoo

  • (3/31/2006 5:49:00 AM)

    What a charming poem! In my part of the world, we think of crickets as good luck.

    Kind regards,

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 31, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, March 31, 2006

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