the winners of the lmao bridge competition are out!! thank you to everyone who participated in the competition.
unfortunately, donald trump is now 2017 POTUS, which means that our feeble attempt to get him to move to antartica has failed.
maybe next time if more responses are received, the collective power of our wishes will work some wonders.
by celine cheow
The wind from the North howled incandescently past my ears as they bit against my skin. The pharaonic clouds, a tenebrous grey, grumbled loudly as they passed by high above us. […]
by jolie fong
Hailing a cab or even hopping on a bus from the sequestered cluster of flats I reside in would have been infinitely easier than enduring the suffocating walk to the train station via the rotting old underpass. […]
by dee pei hui
Alternating seats they sat
Gaps filled with monstrous silence […]
it’s been a fortnight and i still feel the urge within, this voice inside calling out. Screaming. Gasping, thrashing and then, whimpering. […]
by loh pei yi
The pain was excruciating.
Sparks and sparks of pain fizzled in his limbs, like balls of fire, penetrating his body, gnawing at his soul, menacingly devouring any sense of comfort left within him. […]
by tyrina toh
Notes: This poem was awarded a Top Prize at the National Poetry Festival Competition (English) 2016