this is the flood:
the heart of the sea, the wave of the hand —
the placid gasp in the mouth of a shark.
take a leap into the current,
the violence like a promised land.hush the sea (full poem here)
“hands” is a poem that was published inside EXHALE: An Anthology Of Queer Singapore Voices in June 2021. The anthology was edited by Ng Y-Sheng among others and published by Math Paper Press. Hard copies are available for purchase here.
“Seasonal Offer” is a short story published in 2019 as part of Polari, a student zine by Egg Box. Polari is a collection of poetry, prose and artwork which explore the topic of queer experiences in the 21st Century. You can buy a copy here.