Chiak Peh Hoon, Miar Bay Oon

(Version in Hokkien)

Chiak Peh Hoon

Miar Bay Oon

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(Version in English)

Consuming Heroin

Won’t assure you a long life.

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About this rhyme/saying:~

This rhyme/saying sends out a clear cut message to drug addicts about the dangers.

The author/owner has compiled for record, a collection of early Hokkien sayings, proverbs, rhymes and ditties to capture the essence and spirit of his hoi polloi, a community originating from the southern province of Fujian, China where individuals climbed aboard bum boats, crossing the South China Sea to settle in faraway lands to escape the brewing civil unrest and a way out from hardship carrying along with them in their journey, nothing except their trademark ponytails and their beliefs, very much rooted in Confucianism. These ditties retell their story and their lifestyle way back then so that the younger generation can gain an insight and foothold to their origin..

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