Table of Contents | 30 August 2021
A special issue celebrating new speculative poetry from Southeast Asia and its diaspora
An introduction to the Southeast Asian poetry special issue
swirls of copper blue and barium green, jet-streams of oxygen spun like pinwheels
How spoon carves into soup, like key trying to find its lock.
I burn skin-suits, sheens of motor-oil in the basement.
Lạc Long Quân, king of the dragons, darling son of the seas, wished upon the river delta with such a will and an ache
and of course, there are the rules: say sorry before you pee into a tree, don’t bring pork into the camp
When grandfather died, his dog vanished. It persistently reappears just to howl by the gate.
In our house, the Lady Friend sits. She visits daily.
Dear Property Developer, from one monster to another: I’m scared.
no other insomniac notices me in the neighbourhood Kwik Dobi, open 24 hours
I cannot imagine you yet but I can try.
By: Ian Goh
By: Andy Winter
By: Yong-Yu Huang
By: Sunny Vuong
By: Natalie Wang
By: Mark Dimaisip
By: Yvanna Vien Tica
By: Jack Kin Lim
By: May Chong
By: P. H. Low
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Podcast read by: Ian Goh
Podcast read by: Yong-Yu Huang
Podcast read by: Sunny Vuong
Podcast read by: Natalie Wang
Podcast read by: Mark Dimaisip
Podcast read by: Yvanna Vien Tica
Podcast read by: Jack Kin Lim
Podcast read by: May Chong
Podcast read by: P. H. Low
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents the poetry of the Southeast Asian Poetry Special Issue.
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