john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,699 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Nature Versus Collective Self - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

they say we are
a part of nature
but i say nature
is part of us
growing eyes,
ears, tongues
heart and mind
compass for us
to sail the ocean
of the one self we
all are part of

nature spells out
charms to the
varied senses in
the self too many
to count

when the full moon shines
the thought is lighted up
large and calm as a lake

when a person dies
he strips a part of nature
in the self

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  • (4/1/2008 8:39:00 AM)

    Interesting existential proposition prosaically imparted. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 23, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 23, 2008

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