MALAYSIAN HAIKU/SENRYU: ECHOES 116
great to be winner
sharing success sentiments
fair relates lay claims
When Schooling won Gold for 100 m butterfly; he won more than an Olympic gold medal and fame. Of course he is a Singaporean, an exemplar for many young patriotic children, who cheered for him. People started to check his background. Portuguese father, Malaysian mother, Philippines nanny, American trainers, and who knows, it might be the Ipoh chicken rice and sprouts.