john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 4,927 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Haiku Galore - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

missed train
sight of a deceased
he throws the new ring away

fresh hope
first light brusts
through the sky

sound of waves
a boat bobs up
and down the sky

mom's tinkling bracelets
the warm feeling
in the house

the flow of my pride
gentle water in all its splendour
my horoscope

so small
i let the ants on sugar
run free

Comments about Haiku Galore by john tiong chunghoo

  • (4/30/2014 4:24:00 PM)

    ............enjoyed reading each of creative... (Report) Reply

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  • (4/30/2014 12:51:00 PM)

    Love the last three haiku's! Great job! (Report) Reply

  • (8/6/2005 7:41:00 AM)

    Yes, I agree with Sherrie that this poem and much of your writing is 'koan-esque, ' poignancy in just a few words. The last stanza is very good. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 6, 2005

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