Learn More

john tiong chunghoo

Rookie - 906 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

* Maya Angelou the Haiku Poet


i rise
i rise
i rise

i'm a
black ocean,
leaping and wide

i dance like I've got
diamonds at the meeting
of my thighs

into a daybreak
that's wondrously clear
I rise

the gifts my ancestors gave,
I am the dream,
hope of the slave'

Submitted: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



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?

Comments about this poem (* Maya Angelou the Haiku Poet by john tiong chunghoo )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. A, Vera Sidhwa
  2. What is your name?, Aftab Alam
  3. Heaven, Hell, or the Highway, David Lewis Paget
  4. Grave fetched, Aftab Alam
  5. Haiku(Courage), Aftab Alam
  6. Many Lonely People, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. Reentry, michael walkerjohn
  8. Buried Beneath The Waves, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. uncomfortable, maharshi trivedi
  10. Mexican Food With Jesus, Mr. Nobody

Poem of the Day

poet Sir Thomas Wyatt

Farewell love and all thy laws forever;
Thy baited hooks shall tangle me no more.
Senec and Plato call me from thy lore
To perfect wealth, my wit for to endeavour.
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]