Contour Submission List

Thank you for your submission to CONTOURS! If you think we have missed your entry, please email to us at poetryfestivalsg@gmail.com.

For your information, final selections of the poems for publication will be happening around 15 - 20 January 2019. You will be notified via email if your poem is selected by 30 January 2019.

ENGLISH

1. Pranav S Joshi - Birth of Singapore’s Emperors of Nearly Everything

2. Ally Chua - The boy and the clockwork men

3. Ally Chua - Sunset Estate

4. Ally Chua - 900 Pasir Panjang Road

5. Vanessa Ng - Invisble Chalk

6. Vanessa Ng - Hanging

7. Vanessa Ng - Weather Report

8. Esther Vincent Xueming - we have forgotten

9. Esther Vincent Xueming - island city

10. Ng Yi-Sheng - Mathabu’l-Bahri, Mother of Utama

11. Ng Yi-Sheng - Dang Anom

12. Ng Yi-Sheng - Long Ya Men / Batu Belayar (nx line) 龙牙门/ بلاير باتو

13. Crispin Rodrigues - Christmas, Orchard Road

14. Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé - A Direction of Yellow

15. Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé - Ibsen’s Wild Duck On Apron Stage

16. Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé - Seated Between Kensho and Numinosity: A Sestina

17. Jerrold Yam - Legacy

18. Jerrold Yam - Parliamentary Business

19. Jerrold Yam - Pink Dot

20. Carissa Cheow - this poem stands corrected

21. Carissa Cheow - how to build a nation

22. Carissa Cheow - in good time

23. Pierre Vinclair - 407

24. Heng Siok Tian - District 1 : Tew Chew Street, 1950s.

25. Elancharan Gunasekaran - Blood Borne

26. Elancharan Gunasekaran - Blinkers

27. Cheyenne Phillips - "Asia for Asians"

28. Cheyenne Phillips - Prayer

29. Cheyenne Phillips - Mr Tan Kim Seng

30. Muhammad Al Hafiz Sanusi - Sentosa Island

31. Muhammad Al Hafiz Sanusi - What's Wrong, Yéye

32. Muhammad Al Hafiz Sanusi - Singapore's Next Top President

33. Cally Cheung - my father sheds an leoi, not tears

34. Aaron Maniam - Inspired by a Child, Just Before National Day

35. Eddie Tay - Beast

36. Eddie Tay - Utama

37. Eddie Tay - Hinterland

38. Crispin Rodrigues - Transition Class

39. Sarah See - The Child

40. Stephanie Chan - Buried

41. Stephanie Chan - Kong Kong

42. Lauren Lee - Parable of the Saga Seed

43. Lauren Lee - Tumasik

44. Farah Nadia Jamalludin - The Swing

45. Farah Nadia Jamalludin - Woodlands Centre Cat

46. Rodrigo Jr Dela Peña - Ghazal with Javanese-Style Gold Jewelry Found in Bukit Larangan

47. Rodrigo Jr Dela Peña - The Last Tiger of Singapore

48. Nisha Shetty - Look Closely

49. Tan Ju-Lyn - return

50. Tan Ju-Lyn - i didn't know my grandfather was a war hero

51. Margaret Devadason - (de)coupage

52. Margaret Devadason - Singapore Stone

53. Margaret Devadason - High Definition

54. Nicholas Quek - Lian Yak

55. Mohamad Fariq Yusoff - Singapura, The Legend

56. Mohamad Fariq Yusoff - Garden City

57. Joel Kenneth Gwee - Not If, But When

58. Joel Kenneth Gwee - Homecoming

59. Joel Kenneth Gwee - For The Kids

60. Wai Kit Ow Yeong - Musings of a 14th-Century Kāla Head Found at Fort Canning

61. Kin Yunn Ho - 15th December in a sunshined cubicle

62. Wei Cong Wong - Run Along Now, Mama

63. Low Kian Seh - Renewal

64. DEREK TRUEMAN - HARBOUR TOWN 1821

65. DEREK TRUEMAN - BOAT QUAY 1905

66. DEREK TRUEMAN - ISLAND CROSSROADS 2019

67. Ryan Yeo - The Conscript

68. Ryan Yeo - Compass Point

69. Alastair Liew - Summit in Singapore

70. Alastair Liew - Departure

71. Alastair Liew - The Haze

72. Serena Lum - The Human Touch

73. Solomon Au Yeung - Summers’ Smiles

74. Solomon Au Yeung - Dumplings (aka Sui Kow)

75. Solomon Au Yeung - Postcards

76. Darienne Sim - This Is How Your Write A Metaphor

77. Darienne Sim - KPIs of the Dutch East India Company

78. LOW LILIAN - BRING ME MEN

79. Kishore Kumar Kalai Chalvan - sweet golden girl (or ponderings at a shrine on mount faber)

80. LOW HIAN CHENG - THE WAR MEMORIAL

81. Akash Mattupalli - Merah

82. Janet Liew - The Day of the State Funeral

83. Ryan Ng - Orange is Red’s Jaded Cousin, and He is One Step Behind Yellow Who Lies in The Grave

84. Gwyneth Poh - Summer Worries

85. Jake Liew - A Funeral for my Great-Great Grandfather

86. Eric Tinsay Valles - Back in Singapore, 1945

87. Eric Tinsay Valles - Smuggling Roast Duck

88. Eric Tinsay Valles - Delinquent Days

89. Rosa Pereiro - En Bloc

90. Anurak Saelaow - A Discovery

91. Theophilus Kwek - Road Works

CHINESE
 

1. Chia Hwee Pheng - 世纪情怀

2. Chia Hwee Pheng - 读烈士

3. Chia Hwee Pheng - 始凌湄

4. Chiu Leung Chow - Trace (轨迹)

5. AW SEOW POOI - Kirin Took Me to the Movies

6. ZHIWEI SUN - The Days Before

7. Wai Kit Ow Yeong - Not Long Ago

9. Aik Hwa Lim - Time to sow

10. Aik Hwa Lim - Sunset

11. CHOW Teck Seng 周德成 - Three types of birds 三类鸟

MALAY

1. Othman Bin Suhot - Atok

2. Othman Bin Suhot - KEBEBASAN

3. Ahmad Md Tahir - Balada Impian

4. Ahmad Md Tahir - Pada Bulan & Bintang; Nurani Nadi Si Umat Madani

5. Ahmad Md Tahir - Betapapun Atas Nama Cinta, Rusuhan & Airmata

5. Farah Nadia Jamalludin - MAHKOTA LAGENDA (The Legendary Crown)

6. Hamed Ismail - Menghitung Abad Yang Dilupakan

7. Hamed Ismail - Senandung Pantai Yang Hilang

8. Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar - Cindai of Temasek

9. Shahril Samri - Onwards

10. Shahril Samri - Succesful Community

TAMIL

1. Elancharan Gunasekaran - நான் காண்கிறேன், எச்சங்கள் I see, Remnants

2. AZHAGUNILA PANCHAKSHARAM - Blood Milk

3. K.T.M.Iqbal - Thanneer

4. Kasinathan Sudha - SINGAI THAAI

5. Durairajoo T. - Black and White Amah

6. Kalaivani Ilango - Bus 107

7. Kalaivani Ilango - Jalan Besar and Rochor Road Santhipil

8. Mohammed Jarjees Thameem Ansari - ATTAS LA NEE

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