These works (poetry, fiction, drama and non-fiction) were originally posted my AsianVoices Website (1997-2004), a site featuring poetry and prose by young Asian writers. Stopped Clock To punish my legfor kicking my arm once an hour:Running Forbidden ~ Laura Lam (Hong Kong) Sunny Afternoon A rustle of leavesThe sunlight comes through branchesand shines on my […]
I paint with an inner
eye, gentle strokes
of fluid triangles.
Water colour writings are born, go through
the milestones, learn to
learn, then one day
live enough to be
hung on the wall.
These poems about places were originally posted on the AsianVoices Website (1997-2004), a site featuring poetry and fiction by young Asian writers. As the AsianVoices website started in 1997, the year during which China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong, several of the poems deal with this historic event. Cityscape Black oceans of people, bandaged in […]
Pitter-patter rain, again
I hear him drizzle, I fizzle out, out
This learning? Droning, moaning
I feel a scream, a shout, within, without.
Silence is no monotony,
These poems about travel and transportation were originally posted on the AsianVoices Website (1997-2004), a site I created that featured poetry and fiction by young Asian writers. MTR A firedrake brushespast the subway of darknessThe lights of souls growl ~ by Norah Chung (Hong Kong) Without Gravity finger lingers on the window of this giant […]
These poems about food and eating were originally posted on the AsianVoices Website (1997-2004), a site I created that featured poetry and fiction by young Asian writers. Eating in the Street Fish, turn into ballsbecome fishballs, are soldfor five dollars for fiveuncooked, small;cooked, they are GIANTSpeople like GIANTSpeople drool, hawker’s bag? Full. Squid, with eight […]
Your hair is too neat, lips too pale.
Your smile still clings to your face.
Your hands gently folded on your bosom.
You are a flawless doll, unreachable behind the glass.
You are too young to sleep alone in the dark.
A collection of poems by young Asian writers on the theme of love, desire and heartache and heartbreak.
A collection of poems by young Asian writers about family.
To view the entire set of 14 photos of CUHK (at a higher resolution of 2048 x 1365), go to the Pretty CUHK Google Photos Gallery This lovely photo was taken from across Tolo Harbour just after sunrise. This is after a few months of rain and high humidity, so Hong Kong’s normal haze is […]