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Mother Tongue

MOTHER TONGUE By Yen Yen Woo There’s considerable potty language in this story. So, if you have a problem with that, you may wish to cover your ears. My daughter was verbal very early. One day, when she was two

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Mother Tongue

MOTHER TONGUE By Yen Yen Woo There’s considerable potty language in this story. So, if you have a problem with that, you may wish to cover your ears. My daughter was verbal very early. One day, when she was two

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Anthropos New York

Subtitled “Navigating Human Depth in Thai and Singapore Contemporary Art,” ANTHROPOS NEW YORK will feature recent photography, paintings, sculptures, videos and mixed media installations by twelve Southeast Asian artists. The show invitation features the work of Singaporean artist Jason Wee,

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Anthropos New York

Subtitled “Navigating Human Depth in Thai and Singapore Contemporary Art,” ANTHROPOS NEW YORK will feature recent photography, paintings, sculptures, videos and mixed media installations by twelve Southeast Asian artists. The show invitation features the work of Singaporean artist Jason Wee,

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Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Jess C. Scott, author, artist and general non-conformist, nominates as her favorite Singapore poem “Lovers” by Tania De Rozario. Scott writes, “To me, it thoroughly captures that moment of absolute realization that a person deserves better in a relationship–that their

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Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Jess C. Scott, author, artist and general non-conformist, nominates as her favorite Singapore poem “Lovers” by Tania De Rozario. Scott writes, “To me, it thoroughly captures that moment of absolute realization that a person deserves better in a relationship–that their

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Featured Poem

“Ultimate and penultimate things” by Theophilus Kwek won the 2014 Martin Starkie Poetry Prize awarded by the Oxford University Poetry Society. The annual prize is given to the best single poem by a student of Oxford University. The judge this

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Featured Poem

“Ultimate and penultimate things” by Theophilus Kwek won the 2014 Martin Starkie Poetry Prize awarded by the Oxford University Poetry Society. The annual prize is given to the best single poem by a student of Oxford University. The judge this

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Raising Land from the Sea

Appropriately for our 100th post, SP is proud to announce the publication of a special issue of Singapore poetry in Blue Lyra Review, guest-edited by SP curator Jee Leong Koh. The American journal, headed by M. E. Silverman, “aims to unite

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Raising Land from the Sea

Appropriately for our 100th post, SP is proud to announce the publication of a special issue of Singapore poetry in Blue Lyra Review, guest-edited by SP curator Jee Leong Koh. The American journal, headed by M. E. Silverman, “aims to unite

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Happy National Day, Singapore!

Singapore celebrates its 49th year of political independence from Great Britain this year. August 9 is Singapore’s National Day. It is also National Book Lovers Day in the United States. A good day, in other words, to give a shout-out

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Happy National Day, Singapore!

Singapore celebrates its 49th year of political independence from Great Britain this year. August 9 is Singapore’s National Day. It is also National Book Lovers Day in the United States. A good day, in other words, to give a shout-out

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Erratic as Thought: Goh Poh Seng’s “Lines from Batu Ferringhi”

Erratic As Thoughts: Goh Poh Seng’s Lines from Batu Ferringhi By Jee Leong Koh   The travel poem is a well-established genre in Singapore poetry. Singaporeans are inveterate travelers, and Singapore poets have written of their journeysabroad in a myriad

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Erratic as Thought: Goh Poh Seng’s “Lines from Batu Ferringhi”

Erratic As Thoughts: Goh Poh Seng’s Lines from Batu Ferringhi By Jee Leong Koh   The travel poem is a well-established genre in Singapore poetry. Singaporeans are inveterate travelers, and Singapore poets have written of their journeysabroad in a myriad