01 January 2000

My Published Poems

This is for my personal records. And it will be updated from time to time.

I have published a book, Two Baby Hands (Ethos Books, 2009), containing many of the poems mentioned below.

Accident appeared in The Poetry Billboard (2003) and in Gazing at Stars, Oxford University Press (2011). It was also featured in the National Arts Council's Project Lava.

Apples was one of the poems in my winning Golden Point Award 2005 entry. It was also published in Local Anaesthetic - A Painless Approach to Singapore Poetry, (Ethos, 2014) and Poetry.Sg.

The Bureaucracy appeared in We Contain Multitudes, (Epigram, 2016)

"A Completely Safe, Good Poem" appeared in Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover, aka Dead People, Flying Fishes and the Ones Who Missed The Boat, Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Beamont Publishing (2003) and also in Slope Issue 15, Spring/Summer 2002. And also in Man/Born/Free, Ethos Books, 2011.

"Avoiding Complications" appeared in Slope Issue 15, Spring/Summer 2002.

"Catholic School" appeared in A Generation Defining Itself - Our Own Words, Volume 6, 2005.

"Changi International Airport" appeared in Softblow and Written Country - The History of Singapore through Literature (Landmark Books, 2016) and We Contain Multitudes, (Epigram, 2016) and Poetry.SG.

"Chiang's Heatstroke" appeared in From Boys to Men - A Literary Anthology of National Service in Singapore, Landmark Books (2002), and Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (October 2002).

Children's Rhyme was one of the poems in my winning Golden Point Award 2005 entry.

"Ching Ming" appeared in Yuan Yang - A Journal of Hong Kong and International Writing (May 2005) and The Drunken Boat, Spring/Summer 2006.

"Conception" appeared in Singa (Literature in Singapore), Unipress.

"Construction" appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (January 2004).

"Critique" appeared in Slope Issue 15, Spring/Summer 2002.

"Durian" appeared in Little Things, (Ethos 2013).

"Early Influences" appeared in Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover, aka Dead People, Flying Fishes and the Ones Who Missed The Boat, Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Beamont Publishing (2003) and Ku*Lit - Asian Literature for the Language Classroom.

"Editing Poetry" appeared in Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover, aka Dead People, Flying Fishes and the Ones Who Missed The Boat, Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Beamont Publishing (2003).

"Ex-Convict At A Public Swimming Pool" appeared in The Drunken Boat, Spring/Summer 2006.

"Family" appeared in Graphic Poetry - A Wig-01 Project, Victionary (2005).

"Foreign Worker Cutting Trees" appeared in No Other City - The Ethos Anthology of Urban Poetry, Ethos Books (2000), and also Singa (Literature in Singapore) No. 29, September 1999, Unipress and also Sense and Sensitivity: A Guide to Unseen Poetry (Ethos 2018).

"Garden City" appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (October 2001) and Written Country - The History of Singapore through Literature (Landmark Books, 2016) and also From Walden to Woodlands (Ethos, 2015) and A Luxury We Cannot Afford (Math Paper Press, 2014) and also Enl*ght (National Institute of Education.

"Grandmother's Garden" appeared in Singa (Literature in Singapore) No. 31, 2000, Unipress. It also appeared in the book "Grandmother's Garden and Other Stories" by Jeremy Boo.

"Hong Lim Park" appeared in Softblow and in We Contain Multitudes, (Epigram, 2016)

"In Our Schools" appeared in Softblow and in We Contain Multitudes, (Epigram, 2016).

Kuala Lumpur was one of the poems in my winning Golden Point Award 2005 entry.

Mondays was one of the poems in my winning Golden Point Award 2005 entry.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall was one of the poems in my winning Golden Point Award 2005 entry.

"My Bedtime Monsters" appeared in Kid Lit, Sunday Times (2012).

"My Father Growing Old" appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (October 2001).

My Father Takes My Son For A Walk was one of the poems in my winning Golden Point Award 2005 entry. It was also published in & Word: Poems Singapore & Beyond.

"National Day Parade" appeared in From Boys to Men - A Literary Anthology of National Service in Singapore, Landmark Books (2002).

"National Leadership" appeared in The Sunday Times, 19 September 2005.

"Not Home" appeared in the August 2008 issue of Cha and in Voice & Verse, CHA Tenth Anniversary Special Feature.

"Old Folks Home" appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (April 2002) and Local Anaesthetic - A Painless Approach to Singapore Poetry, (Ethos, 2014).

"One Picture of the Two of You" appeared in Love Gathers All - The Philippines-Singapore Anthology of Love Poetry, Anvil/Ethos (2002).

"Operation" appeared in Singa (Literature in Singapore) No. 29, September 2000, Unipress.

"Palmistry" appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (January 2004). It was also featured in Moving Words, a project jointly organised by NAC, SMRT and the Literary Centre.

"Photograph" appeared in Graphic Poetry - A Wig-01 Project, Victionary (2005).

"Spectrum / Near The End" appeared in A Luxury We Cannot Afford, Math Paper Press, 2014.

"Strangers" appeared in Dim Sum, Volume 12, Autumn 2005.

"The Bureaucracy" appeared in Softblow and in We Contain Multitudes, (Epigram, 2016)

"The Couple Next Door" appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (April 2002).

"The Dead Poems" appeared in Dim Sum, Volume 12, Autumn 2005.

"The Death of Ong Jia Hui" appeared in the August 2008 issue of Cha.

"The Lost Poem" appeared in Magdalena (Singapore), as one of the top 10 entries for the Project Joy Haiku Competition.

"The Schoolgirl Kills Herself After Failing an Exam" appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (April 2002) and The Drunken Boat (Spring/Summer 2006).

The Widow was one of the poems in my winning Golden Point Award 2005 entry.

"Tiananmen Square, 1997" appeared in Atlanta Review, Spring/Summer 2002 and The Gift of Experience (Atlanta Review 10th Anniversary Anthology), 2005.

"Train Ride to Singapore" appeared in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (April 2002).

"Warning to a Lover" appeared in The Poetry Billboard (2003).

"We Were Talking Poetry At A Coffee Cafe" appeared in The Mag (Spring 2005)

"What I Didn't Tell You" appeared in Love Gathers All - The Philippines-Singapore Anthology of Love Poetry, Anvil/Ethos (2002).

"Without You" appeared in Papertigers New World Poetry #02.
posted by Gilbert at Saturday, January 01, 2000

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