john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,513 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Poem About Poetry - When Haiku Turns Into A Joke - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

haiku, after sometime
you think they are a joke
and wait for that new voice
that could shake the world
that rare soul or genius who
could give a fresh view from
the mundanest corner without
even too many syllables like -
Old Pond
A Frog Jumps In
The Sound of Water

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  • (6/4/2007 8:12:00 AM)

    Joking a part
    close to my heart
    syllable counting
    is not what
    I'm doubting
    Intention is
    what it's about
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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 4, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, March 7, 2011

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