This charming collection by a Singapore poet gives a fascinating insight into an engaging, sensitive poetic persona. The poems have a clarity and fluency which belies their craft. They are conveniently arranged into three parts ranging from personal pieces of family, to the city and the wider world beyond. The first part contains several pieces on the family, including Journey's End, a moving, emotional tribute to his deceased mother. The second part contains poems on familiar sights and city scapes of modern and cosmopolitan Singapore and her little nostalgic corners. The poem, Temasek, in an interesting attempt to trace the early beginnings of what has become a modern city state. A large part of the collection contains poems of extensive travel over the years to various parts of the world, including some gems on Malaysian towns.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 31 December, 2006.