john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 4,942 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

The Me - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

here is my comma
marked in ink -
and from there
two centimetres away
my full stop
marked in ink too
between them
draw a straight line
here, that is the place, space
one would value me
where your mind
would be caught
about the real me
it is normal
the world works that way
just look around,
away from the line
or draw a circle around it
and you would find
the real me - all over


Comments about The Me by john tiong chunghoo

  • (3/23/2006 9:27:00 AM)


    The is so thought provoking I had to read it several times, John. Nice work.

    Raynette
    (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 23, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 23, 2006


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
[Report Error]