The natural object is always the adequate symbol – Ezra Pound, Pavannes and Divagations (1918)Read More
The National Library building at Bras Basah is a fascinating structure. I have returned to photograph it time and time again, and always read something new into its munificent intersections, framed in glass and space.
“I think we’ve upgraded our sampan. Sampan 2.0″
- Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, 2013
when your father cast off from Kuala Lumpur,
and you threw overboard the white man burden, you told us to row,
for our lives depended on it. Not to look back, should the salt in the air
steal our tongues and dissolve our freedom. To trust, that this is the course,
that you will lead us home.
Now we want to talk to our crewmates on this boat, but winds of progress howl too loud
We want to write poems on the floorboards but they have to remain clean
We want to shimmy up the mast and dream to the horizon, to be fine, and not be finedRead More