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On the Back of a Motorbike

I’m excited to announce that a new Southeast Asian anthology entitled On the Back of a Motorbike will be out of the printing press soon. As you might have guessed already, all the stories and poems in the book are supposed … Continue reading

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Light and Dark

For July 2016 week 3 of #‎MYWritersPoetryPrompt‬, there were two word prompts, ‘light’ and ‘dark’. I wrote about the co-existence of light and dark, good and evil. This poem is not about the triumph of good over evil, but about how … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: Up, up and away! If Walls Could Talk 1st Anniversary

The average person thinks that poetry is boring, and they also think that only poets think that poetry is interesting. I think this is no longer true in the modern age. Perhaps in the past, poetry was the domain of the … Continue reading

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Guiding light

It has been quite some time since I wrote a haiku. 🙂 Here’s my haiku for RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #100 Top&Light. Congratulations to RonovanWrites for the 100th haiku challenge! Yay! 😀 Guiding light The lighthouse shines bright … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: Edgar Allan Poe

E for Edgar Allan Poe Today, I would like to share a poem by the famous writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). An American writer, editor, and literary critic, he was most well known for his poetry and short stories, especially stories of mystery … Continue reading

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#atozchallenge: AZALEA

Today is the first day of the Blogging A to Z Challenge, and for 2016, I have decided to combine the A to Z Challenge with National Poetry Month. So, every day, I will put up a post that has … Continue reading

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Sea of hope

For last week’s #‎MYWritersPoetryPrompt‬ in the ##‎MYWriters‬ FB group, I put up a photo of fishing boats I took in a fishing village in Penang. Famously known as the Pearl of the Orient, Penang is a state in Malaysia located on the northwest coast of … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #82 Star&Child

For Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge #82, the word prompts are ‘star’ and ‘child’. I imagined stars in the universe, the milky way, and children born full of potential to make the world a better place than their parents and … Continue reading

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Friends by chance

I saw an interesting picture in an impromptu poetry prompt yesterday, and decided to write something about it. I scribbled my poem on a piece of paper and it was ready in 15 minutes. 🙂  Here’s the picture and the … Continue reading

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3 poems published in EASTLIT Dec 2015

I have gotten into the habit of writing poems every week, and if I feel like it, a few a day. To me, it is a fun activity – an exploration of life and experiences, and sometimes the telling of … Continue reading

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