Name: Yew Khang, Joy
Name of Poem
Name of Poet
Date of publication
Other relevant background information
Birthday - 18 July 1977 (age 38)
Occupation - Playwright, Poet, Writer
Form of Poem
Structure of Poem
There are ten stanzas in the poem. Each stanza has 2 lines.
About a troublesome neighbour that the writer has. The neighbour’s family behaves oddly and the writer feels somewhat troubled.
How the poem relates to life in general, and/or my life
The poem is about the writer’s neighbours’ awkward behavior. This may relate to real life as we all have neighbours. Our neighbours may behave like the neighbours in the poem, and their odd ways trouble us.
Figurative Language and Poetic Techniques
During Hari Raya she knocks on my conscience.
It means that the author’s neighbour would always disturb the author during Hari Raya.