A poem on dreaming and fate, new moon and old skin. Read it here.
It’s called “Encomium In Orange And Black“.
Kindle has reprinted my poem, “The Chicken Trusser“, which first appeared in Dark Sky Magazine in April 2011.
It’s odd how a poem I wrote a couple of years ago while beginning to conceptualise a multimedia installation (“The Country of Intangibles”) about the effect that harshly dehumanizing realities of immigration and displacement have on our interior landscapes, using my own experience of leaving Malaysia as a base, has been published not longer after Poetry Parnassus, where these same questions emerged in new forms and with new answers.
This poem, “The Amputees”, has also received third place in the inaugural Breakwater Review Poetry Contest. You can read it here.
A poem, “Hanuman“, in Barely South Review.
Because I love you, here is a poem that (though a couple of years old) has never been published. In my voice.
I hope you will like it. It’s called “Holding The Man”, and it was partly inspired by a photograph by Leonard Freed (NSFW).
It’s called “Ghazal of the Cooum”, and you can read it here.