Poetry

Dr. Paul Wong
 

Salute to Men on a Mission (A Poem)

To be or not to be, That’s not the question. For what we live and die, That’s the real test. You rise to the occasion, To answer the call of a nation. Your life a living sacrifice and Death will be your finest hour. In a supreme act of courage,...

To Japan With Love (A Poem)

I could have come and gone Like a cloud far above the ground, But I would rather be a river flowing With a thousand years of tears. Suddenly they are gone and never Will they see cherry blossoms again. When there is nothing left, Hope, love and...

The Ocean Has a Thousand Voices (A Poem)

The ocean has a thousand voices Its roar makes the mountain shake Its groaning moves the earth to tears Its whisper brings back sweet memories Its symphony in the dark stirs my soul I bow in awe and worship my God

I Did it His Way (A Poem)

The night is here, the end is near My body aches and cries for rest Still I toil with sweat and tears Till I breathe my very last breath. The field is ripe for harvest, But where have the workers gone? It has been a long hard day, I did it His...

Poems for Suffering Children

Who Am I? My name is written on the sand— Am I a sandman? My name is written on the sky— Am I a raindrop From the cloud above? My name is written on the sea— Am I a ripple Of the mighty ocean That kisses the rocks into sand? (This is meant to...

Ode to a Cancer Man (Poems)

For my brother, David Chi-Hsian Wong. I. He is a cancer man One foot in the grave and One foot in Neverland Defiant to the end. Looking ahead Beyond the ocean With a twinkle In his eyes. He has cheated death Once, twice, or thrice He can play...

A Deserted Mansion (A Poem)

Moss covers the cobblestone A rusty gate half open All is quiet in the garden Except for the cricket chirping The courtyard is strewn with leaves No one has entered the gate Except curious onlookers Wondering about its past history Weeds have...

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