john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 4,951 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

The Sea As Myself - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

a tempest
the day
we parted ways

the torrent
sea played out
my distress
scouring
every crevice
that stores
those sterling
moments
of love
now swelling
with frust
angst
tears
and fears

i steadied
myself
to make my wish
to the moon
for your comeback

its swirling
shimmering dance
in the sea
my only refuge
from being
drowned
in desperation

this tempest
that would
return
again
and again

the unceasing waves
pound the beach


Comments about The Sea As Myself by john tiong chunghoo

  • (9/13/2005 11:18:00 PM)


    JOHN, I LIKE THE POEM................. (Report) Reply

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  • (9/13/2005 1:01:00 PM)


    Nice images and real longing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 24, 2007


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