john tiong chunghoo

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

Sea Of Adventures - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

the physical body
gets bored of itself
eventually gives up itself
though this soul is very much
excited with life

the body is the shell
that got washed ashore
- with its dweller missing
somewhere lost in the sea
of adventures

Comments about Sea Of Adventures by john tiong chunghoo

  • (1/3/2007 12:15:00 AM)

    I love this poem. It has a lot of truth hidden inside not always
    visible to just anyone who is lucky enough to read it!

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  • Tailor Bell (1/2/2007 11:35:00 AM)

    notable address of tough subject matter. short stanzas seem well suited to this piece. especially fond of the direct metaphoric revelation, Mr. Chunghoo. -Tailor (Report)Reply

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  • (1/2/2007 9:34:00 AM)

    John, I really like the second stanza but the first one seems to be too blatant. I think you could work on making it a little more obscure...and...well, poetic. :)


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 18, 2010

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