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I’m Officially the Youngest Published Poet in Malaysia

IMG_7719Today (09/09/09), I am enlisted in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) as the youngest published poet in Malaysia. I feel very honored to be enlisted in MBR.

I want to thank MBR for organizing this event, and Dato’ Danny Ooi for founding MBR. They have personal achievement records and group event records. The personal achievement records help encourage the person while the group records help to build the spirit of teamwork. I am very proud to be a Malaysian.

I am also very grateful to my mother and father for supporting my hobby and lifting it into the professional level.

First, Azrene, the Head of Research in MBR, emailed me to ask me to join the Malaysia Book of Records on July 13 after my appearance with the Prime Minister on the press on 11 July.

Then, they had to confirm that I am the youngest poet by checking the bookstores for poetry books that were written by kids no older than 9. None were found.

On 5 September, I was invited to their office and they asked me to write a funny poem based on the topics they chose on the spot. So, here is the poem (I took one hour to finish it):

My Kitty’s Adventure

My kitty was so bored of me
for I hug him all day.
He chose to take a small break
and go for a holiday.

He jumped into my toy plane.
He didn’t want to stay.
He buckled up his seatbelt
and zoomed out of the way.

With his great catty power,
he went out my open door.
He flew into the big blue skies.
He wanted to explore.

But there was a big thunderstorm.
The plane was struck by lightning!
He then began to crash! Oh no!
I’m sure that it was frightening.

Good thing he learned to swim because
he crashed into a river.
Bad thing it was the Angel Falls!
He then began to shiver.

He fell 1000 meters from
that great, tall waterfall.
He fell onto an ape that thought
my kitty was a ball.

And with his strength, he threw my kitty
up into the sky.
(I wish that I were him because
I always wished to fly.)

At that time, I was gazing at some
pretty clouds of red.
Then I saw my kitty flying.
Then he landed on my head!

“My darling, it is you!” I said.
I was indeed delighted!
”Meow! Meow! Meow!” he loudly sang
as we were reunited.

After finishing, I also acted out the poem on the spot in front of the founder of MBR, Dato’ Danny Ooi. After that, my mother chose this date (09/09/09) to receive the record certificate.

My mother chose 09/09/09 because number 9 in Chinese culture means ‘forever’.. After receiving the certificate, then my mother realized this date was really God-given, because my Chinese name is Teh You Heng. “You” means protection from God. “Heng” means forever.

Here are some photos from the event. I want to thank Simon Liew (A kind friend I met online) for helping me take all these nice photos (Yes, all photos here are taken by him).

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MBR Founder Dato’ Danny Ooi presenting me my record certificate

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Me performing my poem, “The Fly”, using the music and sound effects I composed on keyboard.

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Me acting out my poem, “My Dad’s Obsessed With Elephants”.

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Me with Simon Liew, the kind guy who helped me take all these photos.

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Family photo.

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My brother, Rockson, was invited to dance to Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal”, too.

Holding a personal record in the Malaysia Book of Records has certainly encouraged me to become a better person each day.

I hope you enjoyed this post!

Cheers!

By Gloson

Hello, my name is Gloson and I am an 11-year-old kid who lives in Malaysia. Here, I blog about anything interesting that I learn, including how-to's tips, and more.

Besides blogging, I am a funny poet who writes funny poetry that makes you giggle. Some of my funny poems can be found in this blog.

You can also find my cats series, a series of the funny and cute cat photos I took, here.

42 replies on “I’m Officially the Youngest Published Poet in Malaysia”

CONGRATS, Gloson! That’s a fantastic achievement. Well done. And thanks for sharing those nice photos, too. Congratulations to your parents, too – they share your joy and reward, I’m sure.

All success
Dr.Mani

Aww~
how sweet is that!:D

Congras to you, Gloson and your family~
Your hard work had paid off…Really proud of you! 🙂

Keep it on ya 😉

Cheers~

Well, it’s great you won the MBR, may be one day you might be listed in the world record. Anyway, after reading your poem about the cat, I got to say… I read it as though it’s so smooth… congratulation for the record.
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Hey Gloson,long time no see ya…Hehe…So happy that you’re blogging again…I love your post!!

Congratz for everything!!(tell this to Rockson too!!)
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Gloson , it would be good if you could read your poems
and put it on your site as an mp3 file so people could
hear you read it.

Have a nice weekend ! 🙂

Hey ! – maybe you and Rockson should do a
song with a video. Maybe a rap song
with your poems, and Rockson dancing in the background !!! 🙂

the new fresh prince. and look at will smith now – 😉

Hi Gloson. Wow you’re growing great. I think you’ll be famous person in future, like 30 under 30 in your country perhaps 😀
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MALAYSIA boleh!!! I never know you’re a kid..boy, you’re awesome..
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[email protected] – # 1 – Boleh ! – 🙂

Gloson, thanks for the link, you are not only a great
poet but a great performer too !! – I bet you make your parents proud ! 🙂

I have a feeling you have many more talents yet to reveal
to the world ! 🙂

Heartiest Congratulations! I’m quite impressed with your great achievements at such a young age! Wishing you all the best 🙂

Hi this is my first visit on your blog and i found it very interesting and inspiring. In such a short age you have done a big work. I would like to say all the best to your future.

congrats, you’re not only cute you’re also smart, you’re not only smart looking but you’re smart in everything… keep it up..

Wow! Good for you! Still remember me? Just dropping by.
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G Glow where ever you go
L Loud and sharp are your messages on unity and integrity
O O’ Lord! We need more sould like this who
S Signify the message of love so simply
O Overcoming all odds as if there is no barrier that can’t be broken; He is
N Noble yet so humble.

Wow. Thank you so very much for writing a poem about me! I really appreciate it and I’m really touched and encouraged! 🙂 Have a great day! =)

Cheers and Best Regards, Gloson.

hi im 13 and i love writing funny poems too! ive written 20 poems till now..though i don’t act the out..ur AWESOME and ur soo lucky..i started my blog,like, yesterday and i came across this and i am SO impressed!! WOW! i mean do u hav any tips for my blog? wat do i blog about? my poems? my life? i dont know! i think ur d right person 2 tell me!

Hi! 🙂

You write funny poems and blog too? Cool! Thank you very much for the nice words! Well, you can blog about your life, poems, your hobbies, tips on your hobbies, recent news and what do you think, and stuff you are interested in, etc. 🙂

Cheers!
Gloson

I have to say, if this kid is real, then I am very impressed. The intelligence he has it such a young age is crazy. Congrats, at this pace you will be a super internet star by 16!!

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