john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,061 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Shadow And Soul - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

our existence
shadow of soul
following dictates of sun

when the bell
to rest is struck
the sheep rushes
back to shepherd

the soul flies away
to its new lord

the shadow left to roam
in the corridors of the mind

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  • (8/2/2006 11:53:00 AM)

    They call stepping through the shadow soul and going into the light Aenima. I believe you captured some of that here. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/2/2006 10:22:00 AM)

    Elegiac...................... touches my soul. Thank you, John. (Report) Reply

  • (8/2/2006 9:53:00 AM)

    Much poetic wisdom expressed here. Praise for what you have seen in the landscapes of your mind..

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  • (8/2/2006 8:59:00 AM)

    Your poetry just keeps getting better, John. This whole metaphor is lovely and you stayed focused on it quite well.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010

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