Monthly Archives: January 2014

Featured Poem

Crowd After Jeremy Lin “That’s a lot of glorious idiosyncrasy in one camera-ready package, especially in a town teeming with copy-hungry journalists.”-The New York Times Five seconds in debt, faces slurring to waste, he hears movement like whistles of ships

Featured Poem

Crowd After Jeremy Lin “That’s a lot of glorious idiosyncrasy in one camera-ready package, especially in a town teeming with copy-hungry journalists.”-The New York Times Five seconds in debt, faces slurring to waste, he hears movement like whistles of ships

The Arbitrary Sign

Remember the old alphabet book? How we learned to write? A for Apple. B for Boy. In his book The Arbitrary Sign, Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé reassigns the letters of the alphabet in order to speak with the lover, analyst and

The Arbitrary Sign

Remember the old alphabet book? How we learned to write? A for Apple. B for Boy. In his book The Arbitrary Sign, Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé reassigns the letters of the alphabet in order to speak with the lover, analyst and

Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Hao Guang Tse, an English MA student and writer, nominates “After Word,” a poem by Lee Jing-Jing. Hao comments, “”After Words” reveals elegance, slyness and surprise contained within the most stereotyped but still most really Singaporean word of them all.”

Singapore’s Favorite Poem

Hao Guang Tse, an English MA student and writer, nominates “After Word,” a poem by Lee Jing-Jing. Hao comments, “”After Words” reveals elegance, slyness and surprise contained within the most stereotyped but still most really Singaporean word of them all.”

Home Club

A home away from home? That is the claim of Home Club, Singapore, the venue for music (Hip Hop, Deep House, Indie Rock, Psytrance), stand-up comedy, and spoken word. Home Club, the “philanthropist of the arts” according to its Facebook

Home Club

A home away from home? That is the claim of Home Club, Singapore, the venue for music (Hip Hop, Deep House, Indie Rock, Psytrance), stand-up comedy, and spoken word. Home Club, the “philanthropist of the arts” according to its Facebook

In the Deadpan Bed Pan

Singapore Young Artist Award Recipient Tan Wee Lit holds his first solo exhibition at Singapore’s Sculpture Square from January 16 – 29, 2014. With close to 100 pieces of work, the show wittily titled In the Deadpan Bed Pan examines

In the Deadpan Bed Pan

Singapore Young Artist Award Recipient Tan Wee Lit holds his first solo exhibition at Singapore’s Sculpture Square from January 16 – 29, 2014. With close to 100 pieces of work, the show wittily titled In the Deadpan Bed Pan examines

Featured Poem

Lost Poem Your wrote a poem once, your hand unsteady, about being too late. The image I have of it is a plant wilting on a sill. You sent the poem after our first meeting in years. I slipped it

Featured Poem

Lost Poem Your wrote a poem once, your hand unsteady, about being too late. The image I have of it is a plant wilting on a sill. You sent the poem after our first meeting in years. I slipped it

Why Speak for Everyone?

The Law of Second Marriages, a chapbook of poems by Christine Chia, sold out its first printing. For the forthcoming second edition, Cyril Wong wrote a preface that is not only an acute evaluation of Chia’s poetry, but also a

Why Speak for Everyone?

The Law of Second Marriages, a chapbook of poems by Christine Chia, sold out its first printing. For the forthcoming second edition, Cyril Wong wrote a preface that is not only an acute evaluation of Chia’s poetry, but also a