Poetry

Sonnets from the Singlish Upsize Edition

Sonnets From The Singlish: Upsize Edition (2nd 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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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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Twin Cities

Twin Cities

Joshua Ip (Ed.), Tammy Ho Lai-Ming (Ed.)

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The twin cinema, created by Singapore poet Yeow Kai Chai, is a rigid, yet spectacular poetic form that mixes constraint with possibility. Its twin ...

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Can You Hear Me Now?

Pete Tong (Illus.), Vivien Yap, Yasmine Wong (Ed.)

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Sample An autobiographical look at a life spent unheard and unseen, Can You Hear Me Now? delves into a talkative and deeply unsettled mind through ...

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One Fierce Hour

One Fierce Hour

Alfian Sa'at

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One Fierce Hour is Alfian Sa’at’s first and breakout work. It was hailed as ‘truly a landmark’ for Singaporean poetry when it was published in 1998...

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A Part of Three

A Part of Three

Robert Yeo

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This title is part of Robert Yeo’s First Editions, it was published in 1989. Collection of Robert Yeo's poems which originally appeared in various ...

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Thirty-Seven Reasons Red Is Rad

Thirty-Seven Reasons Red Is Rad

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Prefaced by an epigraph from Stendhal, this collection by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé remains unapologetically transparent with its varied expressi...

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The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love

The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love represents one more of the poet’s adventurous shifts in stylistics. In her pr...

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Phat Planet Cometh

Phat Planet Cometh

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Phat Planet Cometh revisits the end-stopped aesthetics first seen in The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love. In her ...

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Mirror Image Mirage

Mirror Image Mirage

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Mirror Image Mirage gradually but methodically unravels the haiku through an interplay of “presence” and “...

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Jia Lat Lah: An Antiplay

Jia Lat Lah: An Antiplay

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Jia Lat Lah is framed as an antiplay, defying typical conventions expected of a dramatic production — the ...

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FOODPORN cum Maundy Thursday

FOODPORN cum Maundy Thursday

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, FOODPORN cum Maundy Thursday offers a sequence of interlaced prologues premised on food motifs, reminiscen...

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Eye/Feel/Write: Experiments in Ekphrasis

Eye/Feel/Write: Experiments in Ekphrasis

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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What happens when art meets literature? How does a writer view an artwork, and render new writing that stands on its own as a work of art? A specia...

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Eye/Feel/Write: Building Architectonics

Eye/Feel/Write: Building Architectonics

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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The building is but material structure. Within its architecture is imbued its aesthetic character. What happens when a writer confronts such a crea...

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Babel Via Negativa: Hybrid Scripting
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Babel Via Negativa: Hybrid Scripting

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Authored by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Babel Via Negativa is bizarre in its cross-genre renderings. The new poetic form of the asingbol is given ...

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Asingbol: An Archaeology of the Singaporean Poetic Form

Asingbol: An Archaeology of the Singaporean Poetic Form

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Invented in 2010 during an online interview with Trapeze Magazine, the asingbol is an expedient form for an expedient society, an “impossible form”...

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Apophenia: Forty-One Dada Dilemmas

Apophenia: Forty-One Dada Dilemmas

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé

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Prefaced by an epigraph from Plato, this book by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé comprises poem riddles, written up as impossible puzzles. Apophenia is...

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Anima Methodi: The Poetics of Mirroring

Anima Methodi: The Poetics of Mirroring

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Eric Tinsay Valles (Ed.)

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Invented by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé and Eric Tinsay Valles, the anima methodi is a made-in-Singapore poetic form, comprising two stanzas of 16 ...

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When the Lights Went Off

When the Lights Went Off

Paul Tan

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As the poet navigates through middle age, beset by questions on ageing, love and loss, and the incipient awareness of mortality, these poems give s...

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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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