Day 17

30 Days Of Art With NAC: Let The Morning In by Felix Cheong

To inspire and uplift readers as the country emerges from the Covid-19 circuit breaker, The Straits Times, supported by the National Arts Council as part of the #SGCultureAnywhere campaign, has commissioned 30 works by local writers and artists on the pandemic and what it will be like when all this is over


• Felix Cheong, 54, has published 15 books, including short stories and children's picture books. His latest poetry collection, Oddballs, Screwballs And Other Eccentrics, will be published soon. During the circuit breaker, he missed hot yoga classes, lunch with his son and people's smiles. Let The Morning In was written as song lyrics and recorded by violinist and composer Rachel Wong.

•To read the other works in this series online, go to To listen to them in a podcast, go to

•For more local digital arts offerings, go to to appreciate #SGCultureAnywhere

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 30, 2020, with the headline '30 Days Of Art With NAC: Let The Morning In by Felix Cheong '. Print Edition | Subscribe