Poetry

A Part of Three

A Part of Three

Robert Yeo

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This title is part of Robert Yeo’s First Editions, his preloved titles. Collection of Robert Yeo's poems which originally appeared in various journ...

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A Luxury We Cannot Afford
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A Luxury We Cannot Afford

Christine Chia, Joshua Ip

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Singapore is a country of many invented, transplanted, or self-made myths and fables, but one looms above them all. 1969 marks the famous declarati...

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After You
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After You

Cyril Wong

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In a lasting marriage, one could still outlive the other. A poet gazes upon his older partner, pondering the inevitable. Panic, heartache, and a su...

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And Other Rivers

And Other Rivers

Lee Jing-Jing

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In And Other Rivers, lives are carved open from tip to tail and laid out for display. A child watches her father perform a lunar new year ritual. F...

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Before We Are Ghosts

Before We Are Ghosts

Tan Lixin

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How do we handle loss? Why do we resist and accept change? Before We Are Ghosts explores the inevitable in life, and as a sequel to Keeping Skeleto...

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Bursting Seams

Bursting Seams

Jollin Tan

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Bursting Seams is a raw and passionate exploration of the body through poetry. The book mines the inescapable linkages between physicality and diff...

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Chasing Curtained Suns

Chasing Curtained Suns

Jerrold Yam

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Diving into the ambivalences and contradictions that are as characteristic of a family as her triumphs, Jerrold Yam’s rousing debut poetry collecti...

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Circle Line

Circle Line

Theophilus Kwek

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"Ultimately pragmatic - and yet a contradiction in terms - the 'Circle Line' is a daily metaphor for journeys that take us back to the same place: ...

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Deeds of Light

Deeds of Light

Tse Hao Guang

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The city is a prism through which ordinary life, at first a seeming undifferentiated white, splits into its constituent colours. In Deeds of Light,...

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Dreaming Cities

Dreaming Cities

Eddie Tay

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In this book, poems and street photographs dream of the modern city, laying a poetic geography over the urban landscapes of Hong Kong and Singapore...

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For the End Comes Reaching

For the End Comes Reaching

David Wong Hsien Ming

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This is a meditation on the ineffable sense of loss that accompanies each having. Through the death of his father, a son apprehends other deaths an...

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Hyperlinkage

Hyperlinkage

Tse Hao Guang

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hyperlinkage is an experiment with a central hypothesis: that words can connect disparate points of view, plural experiences, multifarious crystall...

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Keeping Skeletons

Keeping Skeletons

Tan Lixin

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Keeping Skeletons is about the fight to let dreams stay alive and to remain true to oneself in a place where oppression is rife. It is an explorati...

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Love is an Empty Barstool

Love is an Empty Barstool

Pooja Nansi

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The poems in this collection are best read with a glass of single malt but they work equally well in a quiet place at twilight. Test on a small are...

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Making Love with Scrabble Tiles
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Making Love with Scrabble Tiles

Joshua Ip

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making love with scrabble tiles is about love with language; words with friends; and sex with toys. in his second collection, joshua ip invites you...

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Objects of Affection

Objects of Affection

Krishna Udayasankar

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Everyday objects surround us, the unconditional keepers of confessions and secrets. They are with us in those private moments when we think we are ...

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Occupational Hazards

Occupational Hazards

Mayo Martin

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An art critic musing in the loo. An emperor obsessed with immortality. A caped superhero with unknown powers. The 'strange compulsions' of these an...

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Patchwork and Cigarettes

Patchwork and Cigarettes

Gaston Ng

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Gaston Ng’s first collection of poems pushes emotional boundaries in its reflections on the death of a parent, the implications of grief and moving...

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Payday Loans

Payday Loans

Jee Leong Koh

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Warning: in 2006 the Singapore government banned the reading of Koh’s poem “Come on, straight boy, and make gay love with me.” That poem is now ava...

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Scattered Vertebrae

Scattered Vertebrae

Jerrold Yam

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Is love born from duty, misplaced ideas of nobility or the thirst for dependence? Jerrold Yam's second poetry collection confronts the very act of ...

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SingPoWriMo 2015: The Anthology

SingPoWriMo 2015: The Anthology

Daryl Qilin Yam (Ed.), Jennifer Anne Champion (Ed.), Joshua Ip (Ed.)

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Singapore Poetry Writing Month, or as we affectionately call it, SingPoWriMo. Write one poem a day for thirty days in the cruel month of April: tha...

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Sonnets from the Singlish Upsize Edition

Sonnets from the Singlish Upsize Edition

Joshua Ip

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Sonnets from the Singlish upsize edition is a collection of 88 poems on love, language and the pursuit of laughter. the poems are loosely translate...

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Straw, Sticks, Brick

Straw, Sticks, Brick

Cyril Wong

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Cyril Wong’s prose poems remark, instruct, exclaim and curse at a world long settled into its desire-ridden forms. These protracted sentences both ...

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Tender Delirium

Tender Delirium

Tania De Rozario

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Tender Delirium is Tania De Rozario's first collection of poetry and short prose. It brings together (but is not limited to) estranged lovers, desp...

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The Confusion of Happiness

The Confusion of Happiness

Michelle Tan

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Best whispered aloud to a backdrop of Bon Iver or the strains of Scriabin’s piano sonatas, The Confusion of Happiness questions the promises of lov...

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The Invisible Manuscript
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The Invisible Manuscript

Alfian Sa'at

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Alfian Sa’at’s first unpublished collection of writings composed when he was 22, it was first distributed unofficially to selected friends and coll...

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The Law of Second Marriages

The Law of Second Marriages

Christine Chia

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If I had to do it all over again, I would lie to my father. I think he wanted me to lie to him too, but I hadn’t quite perfected the art of lying y...

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The Lover's Inventory
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The Lover's Inventory

Cyril Wong

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A crucifix, a piece of underwear, a body part—these belong to a lover’s inventory that encompasses objects, places, sensations, and other memorabil...

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