Write here: Rain, rain, go away!

Write here: Rain, rain, go away!

The weather in Hong Kong certainly gives us a lot to talk —and write – about. This week’s poem is about a rainy day

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Rain makes everything worse.
Photo: David Wong/SCMP

Words and images are very powerful; they can be used to describe things that come from fantasy and our imagination, but can also capture the ordinary, day-to-day aspects of life. This poem looks at how something as simple as the weather can impact our lives – and even inspire us. 


Rooftop garden is where we’re at,
On damp benches, classmates all sat.
Drip-drop...drip-drop...we feel the drizzle,
Wetting our pieces of paper, we loathe the mizzle.

Write here: A summer in Australia

‘Creating quatrains on a rainy day?’ I grumble!
The pencil between my fingers is going to crumble.
We are exhausted, schoolwork is to blame...
Give us a break, we want a game!

Write here: The third war nobody wanted

‘We are puzzled!’ Justin writes,
Mr Chan gives us some insights,
We stroll along to think of rhymes,
To and fro, I forget for how many times.

Write here: Stop trying to be someone else and accept you for who you really are

The bell rings, it’s time for lunch,
We dash to the tuck shop to have a munch.
It’s finally the end of a day’s agony,
I want my friends for company!


Write here, right now

Every week, we publish readers’ creative writing, poetry, photographs and artwork. For the chance to see your work published, email it to yp@scmp.com. (Remember to have "Write Here" in your email's subject line, and include your full name, age, and school; and if you have photos or artwork that goes with it, it needs to be at least 1MB.)

Edited by Charlotte Ames-Ettridge

This article appeared in the Young Post print edition as
Whatever the weather

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