Two poems by Theophilus Kwek

Witness It was mid-morning. The body flipped, came to rest face-down on tarmac. Unaware, the rider went some distance then, noticing something was amiss, stopped, dismounted, ran back to where a gathering clutch of men knelt and stood. She was already gone. And so were we, drawn on by the bus’s trajectory toward our stops, unseeing, unseen except in one last receding frame. Steep death. … Continue reading Two poems by Theophilus Kwek

‘Religion’ by Alvin Pang

    Religion by Alvin Pang It’s always the Big Ideas that get personified: Death, Wisdom, Eternity, their capital letters lining up in the cold marble halls of the unconscious.   You can tell by the flowing beard and grand costumed gestures; the banners and fanfare in stanza after stanza of classical poetry, centuries of fat burghers posing in portraits as the God of Fortune, … Continue reading ‘Religion’ by Alvin Pang