Shalani Devi


We consciously eschewed the substantial but well-represented body of Singaporean poetry originally written in English, and instead sought out voices from Tamil, Malay, Chinese and more which have not been as well circulated in the anglophone literary world.

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the ending knot | முடிக்கும் முடிச்சுகள்

as if they were pearls of pomegranate cascading onto the wet floor slipping between these moments of the past snaking through the Sunday market — the sea of people (grey-haired) dissolves into the crowd. negotiating a price, Kokila (who had …

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a rat’s pilgrimage | ஒர் எலியின் யாத்திரை

the silence of night is chased away by the sun’s alarm shoved into a train in the middle of shadows that appear expressionless I too, tremble as a ray the mice shake their heads while the bandicoots speak conversing without …

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