john tiong chunghoo

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

Haiku: Echo - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

mountains
the echoes stir in the ranges
and my heart

the ranges

inspired by:

Echo
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
Come with soft rounded cheeks and eyes as bright
As sunlight on a stream;
Come back in tears,
O memory, hope, love of finished years.
O dream how sweet, too sweet, too bitter sweet,
Whose wakening should have been in Paradise,
Where souls brimfull of love abide and meet;
Where thirsting longing eyes
Watch the slow door
That opening, letting in, lets out no more.
Yet come to me in dreams, that I may live
My very life again though cold in death:
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give
Pulse for pulse, breath for breath:
Speak low, lean low
As long ago, my love, how long ago.


Comments about Haiku: Echo by john tiong chunghoo

  • (4/30/2014 12:44:00 PM)

    Very nice. And the Echo write is simply beautiful! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 1, 2010


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