Amanda Chong

Amanda Chong is a lawyer trained in Cambridge and Harvard, who writes poems on her lunch breaks. Her poetry has been engraved on the Marina Bay Helix Bridge and included in the Cambridge International GCSE syllabus. Her first collection of poetry, Professions, was published in 2016 and shortlisted for the 2018 Singapore Literature Prize.

Bus 67 | Bas 67

Eyes thick with dreams. Sweat-slicked seats wicked by breeze, a cockroach drowses in the dusty cracks between. Outside, a fugue of motion: people, cars criss-cross roads trundling from Paya Lebar to Kallang, lorongs swell with stories split from Asia’s belly, …

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