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String Theory by Alvin Pang   Scientists are still trying to find out what makes the cosmos tick. I don’t even know what makes my dad work, bright thwarted man that he is; would have outdone us all had he

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String Theory by Alvin Pang   Scientists are still trying to find out what makes the cosmos tick. I don’t even know what makes my dad work, bright thwarted man that he is; would have outdone us all had he

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My Book of the Year

Singapore Poetry asked notable Singaporeans in the arts and academia to pick their favorite book of the year, written or translated into English. 26 responded kindly to the request. We are pleased to present what we hope is the first

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My Book of the Year

Singapore Poetry asked notable Singaporeans in the arts and academia to pick their favorite book of the year, written or translated into English. 26 responded kindly to the request. We are pleased to present what we hope is the first

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“Iam::” by Subina Aurora Khaneja   The text framing the oil painting reads: I am  what  the body construct  physical dimensional shape  created in the fires  with metals of earth  waters of the ocean  but in the same clay  roam  words

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“Iam::” by Subina Aurora Khaneja   The text framing the oil painting reads: I am  what  the body construct  physical dimensional shape  created in the fires  with metals of earth  waters of the ocean  but in the same clay  roam  words

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Three Fat Virgins

An acclaimed playwright in Singapore, Ovidia Yu has dramatized the situation of Singaporean women in plays both serious and humorous. Her name is frequently linked with her 1991 comedy “Three Fat Virgins Unassembled.” Below is an extract that gives the

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Three Fat Virgins

An acclaimed playwright in Singapore, Ovidia Yu has dramatized the situation of Singaporean women in plays both serious and humorous. Her name is frequently linked with her 1991 comedy “Three Fat Virgins Unassembled.” Below is an extract that gives the

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My Malay, Your Malay by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed I have defined the meaning of my Malay from the eyes and lips of history that is scathed like a bloodied shawl that is forlorn like a woeful virgin your Malay flows

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My Malay, Your Malay by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed I have defined the meaning of my Malay from the eyes and lips of history that is scathed like a bloodied shawl that is forlorn like a woeful virgin your Malay flows

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The Audience by Ng Yi-Sheng   One day they will come for us: the foolish ones, the intellectuals. One day we will burn like scrolls in Alexandria. One day they will break down the gates of our black box operas

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The Audience by Ng Yi-Sheng   One day they will come for us: the foolish ones, the intellectuals. One day we will burn like scrolls in Alexandria. One day they will break down the gates of our black box operas

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Sire Me a Son

Siren a short story by Amanda Lee Koe The Merlion is a mythical creature with the head of a lion and the body of a fish, used as a mascot and national personification of Singapore. The fish body represents Singapore’s

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Sire Me a Son

Siren a short story by Amanda Lee Koe The Merlion is a mythical creature with the head of a lion and the body of a fish, used as a mascot and national personification of Singapore. The fish body represents Singapore’s