john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 4,939 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Piano - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

hearstrings of mom
in the centre of house
sublime notes from fingers
she had curved her love into
spread out now over black and white
to reciprocate her affections
light, tender touch soothing a heart
that has prayed for these notes from heaven
a piano that receives the applause
and all my dreams in graceful quiet
a million solid well wishes in her chamber


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  • (4/27/2006 7:54:00 AM)


    a beautiful poem
    tender
    true
    giving voice
    to a profound love
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  • (4/27/2006 7:09:00 AM)


    Music is the breath of life to this poem.It plays a charming tribute to your Mom.

    Kind regards,

    Sandra
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 27, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 27, 2006


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