Heroes

Goh Liu Ying

Goh Liu Ying

Gentle she may look On the courts she is vicious Her small size belies her strength and skills.   Laughing all the way to the bank after the Rio Olympics Igniting social media with her impeccable beauty Under her charm Malaysians fall.   Young and a stunning part-time model Idol of the nation Never has a Malaysian female badminton player ...

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Syabas, Datuk Lee Chong Wei!

Datuk Lee Chong Wei

        Datuk Lee Chong Wei versus Lin Dan A real clash of the titans The badminton men’s semi-final of the Rio Olympics Will be remembered as an epic.   The rubber game was exhilarating And the last few minutes were truly nail-biting As I watched Lin Dan drew level with Chong Wei 20-20 I was overcome by ...

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Thank You For The Silver!

Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying

At the Olympics in Rio Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying gave their all No, they did not win the gold But they stand proud and tall.   In their quest for Olympic glory They created sporting history Winning a silver at the world stage A feat that etched their names in the annals of the nation’s sport pages. ...

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Clerihew : Tony Fernades

Tony Fernades

A clerihew is a whimsical, four-line poem invented by Edmund Clerihew Bentley. The first line is the name of the poem’s subject, usually a famous person put in an absurd light. The rhyme scheme is AABB, and the rhymes are often forced. The line length and metre are irregular. Tony Fernandes You’ll seldom see him at his desk, Because of ...

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The Big Boss

Bruce Lee

He was the Big Boss, Whose untimely death was a huge loss, Immortalised as a martial arts stardom, And famed for his profound wisdom.   Unforgettable are his lightning fast kicks, And his many martial arts gimmicks, His fists of fury captivated millions, Gaining him fans by the legions.   Born in the Year of the Dragon, On the Day ...

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Rachel Beckwith – What An Inspiration!

Rachel Beckwith

Nine-year-old Rachel Beckwith did not want presents for her June 12 birthday. All she wanted were donations to     the non-profit Charity Water. Her wish was to raise $300 for the charity that funds projects in 19 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. On a website set up by Rachel and her mother before her birthday, she explained the inspiration ...

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Alice Pyne – An Inspiration To Us All

Alice with cards from well-wishers

I was online browsing around when I came across news about a 15-year-old girl by the name of Alice Pyne. Her story really touches my heartstrings and I just have to share her story with you. Alice has been fighting Hodgkin’s lymphoma – cancer of the white blood cells – for four years. Despite undergoing extensive chemotherapy, radiotherapy treatments and ...

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