john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,136 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Hardly Perfect - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

when god says
he loves man
in his holy books
he really does
having created
him in his own image
and something of his stature
this intelligence that carries
a physique to learn
the ways to become semi god
one day to be as god is
without a physique
but possessing
all the necessary knowledge
to meet god
the bamboo that shoots
straight into the sky
is to guide the soul
to be upright,
to persevere
in what one does
thank god for
the great metaphor
for the the mind
creatures in the sky,
land and sea
god's clues to man
that this vast expanse of
creation is for them
they could be in all realms
if they just look into
the his mechanics for
these creatures
the butterflies, bees
and blooms
that like attracts like
a healthy mind
attracts healthy friends
that in turn spread
sweetness around
the cat in his strides
that men too could be
as agile if they
keep slim and vigil
of the torsos
the moon and twinkling stars
there is hope in the sky
full of hope
from the mundane
that we could be
as bright as stars
when we have learnt
all the basics of
God's knowledge for us
daily paraded
in front of our eyes
every subtance created
is for the furtherance
of the man
what more can we ask
of the magnanimous Creator?
of God?

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  • (6/20/2005 7:33:00 AM)

    John, I dig it when you talk God! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 19, 2005

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