For the past three months, I've been having quite a bit of fun with my hands, in exotic locations. The fruit of this labour is perhaps one of my most intimate works - The Minorities. The Minorities follow the plight of four friends living together (rather illegally) in a flat in Yishun. Meet The Narrator, … Continue reading The Minorities Reveal: Meet The Minorities
I’m older than I wish to be There’s a line on my face for every Day I’ve made you angry, every Night I’ve made you cry Where are you now, where I cannot hold your hand in mine Where are you now, where I can no longer make sure you’ve eaten, where You can no … Continue reading Nyai Across The Blue Seas
"Encik Brown will see you now," said the secretary to the visitor. The visitor was a young lady wearing a blue cardigan over a white blouse. Her brown hair fell to her shoulders, unencumbered by the lack of a tudung. She was led to a huge office with black-and-white furnishings and glass windows that stretched … Continue reading Three Shades of Brown
The screen of his phone glowed alive, and in the boundless dark, there was a splinter of light. Groggily, he turned the vibrating, glowing slice of metal in his hands, so the glare of the phone radiated onto his face, bathing his weary visage in its jaundiced glow. There was a tab on the screen, … Continue reading The Bedlam Express: Sins of The Father
It's been a while since I've written poetry, so I'm taking this chance to get back at it even though I am as lyrical as wax right now. With eggnog in my egghead, here are some lazy quatrains for the lazy holidays! Enjoy! A Quarter To Quatrain At a quarter to quatrain I sit in … Continue reading All Aboard The Quatrain!!
Those Are Your Options There are private oceans and collective depths, A bright early mourning and a wasted breath, The righteous left, powder, my whisky-stained nose, That juicebox symphony of a street-end crow. I kicked a ball to while away, My refusal to make things rhyme today. There are the nuanced vagaries of a knife … Continue reading Anarchy (A Romantic Poetry Collection)