Tan Xiang Yeow

Tan Xiang Yeow's poems have appeared in The Missing Slate, I Feel The Tails of Comets, A Tapestry of Words and elsewhere. In 2014, he co-edited Red Pulse II (Ethos Books), an anthology centred on a sunny island set in the sea. He has also contributed commentaries to The Kent Ridge Common, an independent online newspaper maintained by students and alumni of the National University of Singapore.

Rhythm of Work | 上班下班

Morning (Accelerated Shot) Get up, brush teeth, wash face, drink tea, wear clothes, shoes. Wait until the need to take three steps as two. In the driver’s seat, pause. There’s dust on the windscreen and the asphalt road beckons, widens. …

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