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Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Euginia Tan, a writer, nominates Madeleine Lee’s poem “curlers” as her favorite: “It’s very organic, much like a series of sketches from a seasoned artist’s musings, retaining the childish nostalgia of recalling lost years.”   curlers regular morning at the

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Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Euginia Tan, a writer, nominates Madeleine Lee’s poem “curlers” as her favorite: “It’s very organic, much like a series of sketches from a seasoned artist’s musings, retaining the childish nostalgia of recalling lost years.”   curlers regular morning at the

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Brazen Guns and Gentle Doves

To mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Cheah Chan Duo, consisting of vocalist Phillip Cheah and pianist Trudy Chan, will be performing a commemorative concert on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Billed as “musical

Brazen Guns and Gentle Doves Poster

Brazen Guns and Gentle Doves

To mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Cheah Chan Duo, consisting of vocalist Phillip Cheah and pianist Trudy Chan, will be performing a commemorative concert on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Billed as “musical

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The Prospect of Beauty

The Singapore Writers Festival will be held this year from 31 October to 9 November in Singapore. Jonathan Lethem gives the opening lecture “Words Are Not Paint: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cultural References.” Robert Pinsky

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The Prospect of Beauty

The Singapore Writers Festival will be held this year from 31 October to 9 November in Singapore. Jonathan Lethem gives the opening lecture “Words Are Not Paint: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cultural References.” Robert Pinsky

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Featured Poem

Sleeping with Tomatoes by Wong May I who won’t look at tomatoes Now can’t look past tomatoes. Tomatoes that taste of nothing much. Now I say beware of tomatoes, Those that taste Of anything At all. 58 Chinese ‘nationals’ breathed

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Featured Poem

Sleeping with Tomatoes by Wong May I who won’t look at tomatoes Now can’t look past tomatoes. Tomatoes that taste of nothing much. Now I say beware of tomatoes, Those that taste Of anything At all. 58 Chinese ‘nationals’ breathed

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Panda Cunt, Bear Gall

Panda Cunt, Bear Gall a short story by Amanda Lee Koe   Let me cut to the chase and tell you why I’m here: it has come about that the only thing my boyfriend gets off on is if I

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Panda Cunt, Bear Gall

Panda Cunt, Bear Gall a short story by Amanda Lee Koe   Let me cut to the chase and tell you why I’m here: it has come about that the only thing my boyfriend gets off on is if I

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Singapore Literature Festival in NYC

It is completely fortuitous that the first birthday of Singapore Poetry coincides with the first-ever Singapore Literature Festival in New York City. When I decided, together with the organizing team, to hold the festival in October, I was not thinking

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Singapore Literature Festival in NYC

It is completely fortuitous that the first birthday of Singapore Poetry coincides with the first-ever Singapore Literature Festival in New York City. When I decided, together with the organizing team, to hold the festival in October, I was not thinking

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Immeasurables

Immeasurables: Four Ways of Writing about Cyril Wong’s Satori Blues by Jee Leong Koh 1. Benevolence The way is every place. Love appears as nothing when we begin to know it, nothing that is not its opposite, or whatever opposites

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Immeasurables

Immeasurables: Four Ways of Writing about Cyril Wong’s Satori Blues by Jee Leong Koh 1. Benevolence The way is every place. Love appears as nothing when we begin to know it, nothing that is not its opposite, or whatever opposites