morningpage.11 (whiteboards, made up snack packaging, impostor syndrome, bleach times)

Amanda F. Palmer and the Art of Being Seen on thoroughly parsing eye contact 'i like everything you are saying with this look you are making me  nervous' - found on the underground whiteboards, 26th november 2016: my heart is at ease knowing that which was meant for me will never escape me and that which…Read more morningpage.11 (whiteboards, made up snack packaging, impostor syndrome, bleach times)

morningpage.05 (tenga egg cell, pcos, azngrrls)

conventionalised caramels. a balding woman. a balding man. your lover not so much bursting through double metal doors as careening slightly. the airport pulling on your eyebags. sick-footed triumph. you're not as young as you used to be. you waited for a long time and you thought it meant something no one told you that all…Read more morningpage.05 (tenga egg cell, pcos, azngrrls)

anxiousnessless: a pastiche to anne boyer’s Not Writing

When I am trying to write about HEX ED and BAD GIRLS and SCATOLOGICAL QUEERNESS, I am not writing. I am not writing short stories about aquariums or normalising queer sex scenes. I am not writing stories that are set in Singapore but defy the conventions and mundane associations that Singaporean fiction carries. I am…Read more anxiousnessless: a pastiche to anne boyer’s Not Writing

YOU COULD TAKE A LITTLE

Written for the Lion City Slam, Oct 2014. x Marylyn Tan there was a girl who responded every time to ‘kiss me.’ with ‘where?’ on the hollow of my throat. between time and space. at the mouth of the Singapore river. to this day, area around the old Singapore River mouth remains the most expensive…Read more YOU COULD TAKE A LITTLE

FIRST DAY OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Written for A Minor Contradiction, Aug 2014. x Marylyn Tan first day of sexual orientation, I’m the oldest kid in the room, just like in church catechism class because my father forgot to enroll me the previous year. I wonder if we have a buddy system, and who is going to take me by the…Read more FIRST DAY OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION

walk of indignation (aug + sep 2014)

the most IndigNant monthwith my powers of precognition and scheduling, it was foreseen that august and september would be a wild ride, and they were. I've already had my first foray into what I saw as an Official Queer Event in Singapore - the colourful and aggressively-publicised Pink Dot - in june, but nobody! bothered! to…Read more walk of indignation (aug + sep 2014)