My Poems

RIP Young Man!

Drug addiction

RIP Young Man Another young life snubbed out Years of struggles came to nought Seeking escape from reality Only to meet with futility. The mountain was too tough to climb Drugs took him to hell, disguised as something sublime Like a prisoner in a prisoner cell Like a ship unable to set sail. Drugs destroyed his body Cutting short his ...

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Fair Land Sarawak

Orangutan at Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Land of the Hornbills These protected birds we must not kill Land of the headhunters But that was in the days of our long-gone ancestors   Sarawak is the largest state of Malaysia The country that prides itself as truly Asia Situated on the island of Borneo Sarawak possesses charm and incredible allure.   Famed for its cultural diversity Natural ...

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Old Wives’ Tales

Old wives' tales

We have heard a lot of old wives’ tales Those quirky beliefs old folks like to tell Most are nothing more than mere superstitions Yet many are enthralled by such notions.   Clipping fingernails or toenails at night brings bad luck The logical reason is that it may leave you with a cut Snapping a photo of a sleeping person ...

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Investing in KLSE Stocks

Bursa Malaysia

In KLSE stocks we invest Always hoping for the best It isn’t for the faint-hearted For the wild swings can cause a heart attack.   When the bulls are in control Just go with the flow But when the market is rampaged by bears It’s time for tears and fears.   When stocks rally Everyone is happy When stocks slump ...

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Fallen Leaves

Fallen leaves

Forlornly they lie beneath the trees Fallen leaves that have broken free Freedom that is so deceiving For death is beckoning.   Shattered dreams are like dead leaves Treasures that have been stolen by marauding thieves When hopelessness rears its ugly head You may wish you are dead.   Like new leaves that slowly emerge A strong will is difficult ...

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Ode To My Mum

Mum during her teen days

I lost my Mum to lung cancer on August 30, 2016 and that has made me realise how transient life is. She was still in reasonably good shape albeit feeling tired and a bit breathless when I went to Kuching on August 14. I never expected her to leave us so soon. She was first diagnosed with terminal lung cancer ...

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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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Smartphones

Smartphones

We love to fiddle with our smartphones They keep us company when we are alone They are such a useful tool Making us feel so cool.   Whether you have an android or an iPhone I believe you love its mesmerizing tone With so many apps for you to download You no longer need a desktop.   You can access ...

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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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