Immerse yourself in 82 Singapore poems written beautifully by poets on the City Hall MRT platforms. Commuters and passer-by can look forward to humorous, moving and thought-provoking poems on life, people, and places in Singapore that will strike a chord with them

Commuters are required to pay applicable fare upon entry and exit from fare gates at SMRT stations.


Poetry on Platforms Talk

25 July 2015, 4 pm – 5 pm
Level 1, Visitors’ Briefing Room
National Library Building

Find out more about the poetry featured in “Poetry on Platforms”, as poet Eric Francis Tinsay Valles and educator and literary critic Ian Chung, share their thoughts about the exhibition.

The first 20 participants will be given a commemorative EZ-Link card.

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Be a Poetry on Platforms Star Poet Contest

16 July – 13 August 2015

Anyone can be a poet. Pen an original poem and submit to to receive a commemorative EZ- Link card.

*Limited to the first 150 original poems received during the stated period. Limited to one EZ-Link per individual

* Terms and conditions apply. For more information, please visit

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An audio recording of the 82 poems that showcased on the City Hall MRT Station from 16 July to 13 August 2015.