Jerome Lim

Jerome Lim read for an MPhil in Modern & Contemporary Literature at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge. His poems and essays are forthcoming in the Journal of Modern Literature, The Mays XXVII, and Sloth. His poetic sequence Archipelago was awarded the Ursula Wadey Memorial Prize in 2018, and he currently serves as an editor for

A Magical Aquarium Called the Ocean | கடலெனும் வசீகர மீன்தொட்டி

A fishmonger in the wet market wakes the Sundays, sprinkling a little palmful of water across the agape, throbbing mouths of stranded male fish awaiting breath. Bristling with lustful desperation they gulp for gifts— Filled with air, unsatiated. In another …

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