Pride of Place: A series in which teaching staff and students from the English Department reflect on a place in Hong Kong. [Read all entries.] [Revisit the “Pet Sounds” series.] [Revisit the “Headspace” series.] [Revisit the “Ongoing” series.] [Revisit the “Interrogative” series.]
You don’t have to hold the UMBRELLA
to stand your ground.
You can understand the history of this place
The tree evokes a lost time in my life.
To me, it is more than a tree.
My fragment of memories are in the tree hole.
Gladys Lam is a graduate (MA in Literary and Comparative Studies, 2018) of the Department of English.