Hong Kong sounds

 

Cityscape
skyscrape
Mercedes Benz bus goes
Mongkok sunrise
concrete
block
block
block

hard hat
sunlight
construction site
truck backing
truck backing
truck backing
black pyjama amah
marketing
wax duck
pot luck
tiger balm
dim sum

Star Felly
Day Star Night Star
caterpillar walk on water
Hung Hom
Hung Hom
ho hum
Carlsie Bergie
Susie Wongzie
Hang Seng up down

ding dong Deng (Xiao Ping)
dong
Maggie Thatcher in Beijing
stir-fry
iron dry
nineteen ninety
nineteen ninety
all the sevens
bingo
mah jong
Hong Kong
yum sing!

from The Other Hemisphere (Three Continents Press 1991, Butterfly Books 1991), copyright Jan Kemp 1991, used by permission of the author

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