Stranger In The Crowd

in a crowded mall, cleaving through, pulsating beats stream into unwilling ears, the heart forcefully unspools a string of dzikr; blanketing protective layers around the heart, a rebellious resistance to the rhythm of this dunya that will soon fall apart. and leave you dancing on your own.

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Is there a space for a sunni, muslim, female, who loves the orthodoxy of the faith she grew up in, and the purity of the faith she's learnt to love, who loves God so much she spills His beauty in verse? I hope the world knows we all have a space here. I hope the … Continue reading Unpopular

Who Wants to Buy an Expanded Edition of a Book of Poems? by Gwee Li Sui

One word: hilarious, lah! Okay fine, two words. Okay 'lah' is technically not a word it's a sentence particle but anyway. Point is. Gwee weaves Singlish in his poetry so tastefully and humorously I couldn't help but laugh at the turn of almost every page. So relatable and funny! I've read One Thousand and One Nights by him … Continue reading Who Wants to Buy an Expanded Edition of a Book of Poems? by Gwee Li Sui