Poems & short stories
“Inspiration can come in all shapes and forms,” says Elly Hung, winner of Young Post’s Winter 2015 Story competition, “So draw inspiration from whatever you experience in life.”
In a futuristic world, citizens have lost the meaning of kindness, and social divides are worse than ever. This story was written by Elly Hung, 14, a student at King George V school.
Imprisoned and isolated, one old man reflects on his life. This story was written by Cheng Tin-yin, 15, a student at YWCA Hioe Tjo Yoeng College
Two sisters struggle to make sure Hong Kong's present and future doesn't rewrite the past. This story was written by Adan Chew, a 15-year-old student at Heep Yunn School.
I still remember the chestnut vendors from back when I was a child. You would always smell them before you saw them. Just a hint of sweetness.
Everyone knows the environment is a big problem for Hong Kong, but one narrator takes the enxt step to consider what the city's future holds. This story was written by Yu Sze-hon from Tsuen Wan Government Secondary School.
Yu Sze-hon, the champion of our short story competition, talks to YP cadet Miuccia Chan about his inspiration.
The edge of my frayed page fluttered as a breeze swirled through the dark alley. Thanks to years of wind and rain, my sodden grey body had lost its sharp, black headlines and the smell of freshly printed newspaper.
A pair of orphaned siblings must adjust to their new life in a strange place.
This is the fourth finalist in Young Post's 2015 Summer Story competition in which some marvellous books are up for grabs. Each week, we will publish one of the finalists' stories, with the winning entry appearing in Young Post on August 29.