Poetry

Dr. Paul Wong
 

A Very Thin Line (A Published Poem)

Published as Wong, P. T. P. (2016). A very thin line. In L. Hoffman & S. Fehl (Eds.), Journey of the wounded soul: Poetic companions for spiritual struggles (pp. 42-43). Colorado Springs, CO: University Professors Press. Written on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2005. In...

Grant Me A Second Chance, Lord (A Published Poem)

Published as Wong, P. T. P. (2016). Grant me a second chance, Lord. In L. Hoffman & S. Fehl (Eds.), Journey of the wounded soul: Poetic companions for spiritual struggles (p. 73). Colorado Springs, CO: University Professors Press. I cannot break through the stone wall...

What is the Meaning of Love? (A Poem)

“What is love?” asks the little girl, With wide-eyed innocence. Is it in poetry or music? Is it the scent of roses? “What is true love?” asks the young lady, With an inquisitive look. Is it that special queasy feeling? Is it in the passionate...

Missing You (A Poem)

How I remember the times of laughter and joy In our quest for meaning and a better life! When we met for the first time, Little did we realize what it all meant. But those times together have taught us much About love, friendship, and the beauty Of standing side by...

Separation (A Poem)

I know the pain of saying goodbye And losing a part of me in the wind. I know the gaping hole in my heart— Which nothing can fill. I know the meaning of a final goodbye And the unbridgeable gap between us. All the tears and all the weeping Cannot melt a...

Is This the Meaning of Love? (A Poem)

Why do people fall in love even when it hurts so much? The heart longs for a tender touch which never comes, The heart aches to hold someone far, far away. But true love always hopes and never dies. No sacrifice is too high to care for someone...

True Love (A Poem)

It’s enough to feel your heartbeat without saying a word. There’s no better music than a beat so powerful and pure, Pulsating with hope, quickening the night. I’m fully satisfied to suffer and die with you by my side. My tired heart will leap...

The Mystery of Love (A Poem)

Is love in the eye, in the touch, and in the stars? Is it the dream that satisfies all our heart’s desires? Is it the phantom of a lonely poet’s imagination? Is it an irresistible obsession and addiction? But love is much much more. It is...

Love Addiction (A Poem)

Let go, let go, let go what you cannot hold. Let go, let go, let go what does not belong to you. All your self-sacrifice has no meaning— It neither ennobles nor endears. Love can be very cruel. That emotional high of intimacy is matched By the...

Goodbye My Brother (A Poem)

Goodbye my Brother Till we meet again In our heavenly home Beyond the starry sky. Welcomed by angels singing Ushered to His glorious presence You stand tall with face glowing, Free from tears and pain. What a long, long night! What a long, hard...

Lost Love in Japan (A Poem)

Was that real? Was it a dream? That special feeling Defied description. The earth stood still Heaven poured down its blessings And all living things joined us Celebrating that perfect moment. I quivered for joy I trembled with fear Lest it...

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