Loke Kok yee


To Valsa George And Akhtar Jawad - Poem by Loke Kok yee

There is great truth in the saying that great minds think alike.
And it's seen in your lovely poems which is much to my delight.

Your eyes can clearly perceive what others find hard to see,
Simple lines from creative minds, I think that must be the key.

Your poetry is an inspiration to the rest who are less blessed,
Providing them the guidance for flaws that need to be addressed.

When I'm covered with goose pimples or a tear falls from my eye,
It came from reading your poetry a fact which I cannot deny.

There must be many writer who are just as poetically endowed,
I will seek them out and read their works if time and age allow.

Topic(s) of this poem: poetry


Comments about To Valsa George And Akhtar Jawad by Loke Kok yee

  • Simone Inez Harriman (8/19/2017 12:50:00 PM)


    We are so lucky on this site to have access to top poets to show us the way with their creative works from their mighty pens and you too are one of them Loke. Indeed such inspiration I have gleaned from your pen.10++++ (Report) Reply

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  • Bri Edwards (7/27/2017 4:07:00 PM)


    gee, i was going to put into August's showcase, but my last comment says i was going to use it in April!

    i hope i DID! ! !

    bri :)
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    Loke Kok Yee (8/2/2017 8:53:00 AM)

    Doesn't matter! I will appreciate if you put it in your August showcase

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/27/2017 10:49:00 AM)


    It is a great tribute to poet and poetes known as Akhtar Jawad and Valsa George. Really they are apt in composing beautiful poems. I like them and their poems as well as you. Many thanks dear Yee for posting this lovely poem here. (Report) Reply

    Loke Kok Yee (6/28/2017 2:23:00 AM)

    Thank you for your support my friend.

  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (6/22/2017 6:17:00 AM)


    This is a lovely poem wherein you have so beautifully praised two wonderful poets of Poem Hunter.
    Both of them are my dear friends too.
    I quote:
    There is great truth in the saying that great minds think alike.
    And it's seen in your lovely poems which is much to my delight.

    Dear Loke, you are a wonderful poet too. i love to read your poems.
    Shall i say a great human being with a generous heart.
    A full vote for this sweet poem.
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    Loke Kok Yee (6/28/2017 2:23:00 AM)

    I am trying, and if I succeed I owe much to them. Thanks Geeta.

  • (6/18/2017 1:40:00 AM)


    Lok Kok, this is a beautiful and well deserved ode to two of the best poets on PH. Through simplicity and profundity, you have captured their essence. Valsa has been a great source of inspiration encouragement and support for me. For this, I am in her debt. Akhtar's poetry I am just discovering. And I like what I see. This is my first read of your poetry. I look forward to reading more. Keep up the good work! (Report) Reply

    Loke Kok Yee (6/23/2017 10:16:00 AM)

    Thank you for taking your your time to read and comment on my poem, much appreciated, thank you again.

  • Bharati Nayak (6/14/2017 8:27:00 PM)


    Akhtar Jawad and Valsa George are two great poets who have made their marks by their outstanding poetry and good personality.I am also a fan of them.Your poem is a nice tribute to them.Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Loke Kok Yee (6/23/2017 9:27:00 AM)

    Thanks Bharati, simply put; if not for their encouragement and guidance, I would have stopped writing long ago.

  • Bri Edwards (4/5/2017 5:20:00 PM)


    this shall go into my/our April 2017's showcase for PH poets. i'm rushing to fill it with lovely, sometimes great, poems. this one is at least lovely. we can't ALL be great poets! ! !

    like me! !

    bri :) thanks.
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    Loke Kok Yee (4/5/2017 10:59:00 PM)

    You are welcomed to the poem for your April list, You are also correct on the part about great poets! !
    Hohoho! I am still working on it!

  • Bri Edwards (8/27/2016 7:53:00 PM)


    i give YOU creative lines from a SIMPLE MIND! do i get NO accolades? ?

    i see i left a previous comment, a mere six months ago! why am i wasting my
    VERY VALUABLE time leaving another? ? ? !

    and you (i don't think) ever clarified the spelling of Lok/Loke.

    i admit i sometimes spell it differently than PH does. of course, since you sign notes to me Bro, i don't
    get to see how you spell your NAME! ! ! !

    :) bri
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  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (7/27/2016 3:17:00 PM)


    Well deserved tributes to two of poem hunter's best poets. Well said my friend1 (Report) Reply

    Loke Kok Yee (7/28/2016 12:44:00 AM)

    Thank you my friend, they gave me the support to continue to contribute to this site.

  • Sranisha Francis (6/9/2016 3:01:00 PM)


    Well done! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Ging Taping (4/7/2016 11:10:00 AM)


    definitely agree :) ..two thumbs up! ! (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (2/12/2016 7:51:00 PM)


    how come both Valsa's and Akhtar's comments 'misspell' loke? or has PH misspelled it, OR has Bro (his nickname when communicating with me) misspelled it? ?

    i think Bro is vying for the number three position in an Asian trio of fine poets. they are all on my friends list as well.

    i like it. nice rhyming. i guess this is a 'complimentary' [not 'complementary'] poem. how many know the difference? i do...........now. :) :)

    bri :)

    to MyPoemList
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  • Rajnish Manga (12/14/2015 3:06:00 AM)


    Versatility, elegance and style are what makes these gifted poets stand apart. i agree with your finding that their 'eyes can clearly perceive what others find hard to see', (Report) Reply

  • The Poet Poet (12/10/2015 8:07:00 PM)


    may we be also bless by poets like e who poets address (Report) Reply

  • (10/26/2015 3:50:00 PM)


    This poem speaks truth. I also admire your humility.

    Well written and well done
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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (10/12/2015 2:25:00 PM)


    Verily, truth smells from your pen and mind (Report) Reply

  • Paul Sebastian (10/12/2015 10:06:00 AM)


    Loke Kok Yee, I agree with you. I have learnt a lot from them, especially from my friend, Valsa. She is a humble poetess but writes on varied topics easily with her heart. Akhtar Jawad pour out his wealth of understanding and feelings into what he write. A poet to admire. Thank them for the opportunity to know them here. God bless them. (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (10/12/2015 5:18:00 AM)


    It's so nice to see a poet showing such deep appreciation for the works of other poets, your tribute is a heartprint..... (Report) Reply

  • (10/6/2015 7:46:00 AM)


    I saw your name mentioned on one of Valsa's poem. I agree with you one hundred percent. Both these poets are my favorite. Their kind heart as well as poetry attracts all of us. Enjoyed reading your poem. (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (9/28/2015 4:57:00 AM)


    wow rightly said Loke Kok Yee (Report) Reply

    Loke Kok Yee (9/29/2015 1:02:00 AM)

    Nice to know that there are others who shares my view on these two great writers!

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 23, 2016


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