john tiong chunghoo

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

Japanese Senryu (Humour Short Forms) - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

after the
shakespearian play
talking like its characters for days

quarrel over toy
angry mom
throws it into river

inside out -
the t-shirt
on her

my feet too
go down in temperature

hainging a cezane copy
in room -
for sleeping's sake

fused in passion
doctors fighting
to loosen Borneo couple

eyeing prism
awed by
many awed eyes

summer economic recovery
tied up in office
wearing my sweater

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, June 3, 2005

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