The Book of Sins is out!

The Book of Sins is out!

Finally the book is out. It was launched at the ‘readings’ on 26th January at 67tempinis satu. It’s retailing at RM 24 and should be available in fine bookstores in Malaysia by the end of February. I am relieved that…

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the word is supreme above all the word is precious token of the sages the word is held carressed, eaten consumated, exhumed regurgitated the word is not God it is human

like he once said…

the synergy of dreams lacks nothing as we are poised on the brink of sudden abysses plunging into red depths, emerging from many births dreaming through lifetimes eating of roses dark wood cactuses we emerge like angels from centuries of…

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i drink too much now i cry all too much now on sidewalks and in bars with and without friends i do all the things that negate possibilities in the manner that i am nought forsaken, yet still beguiled by…

di endau – “book of sins”

ungkapan laut di langit hitam bintang dilihat dalam lautan sangkutnya jala berukir hati bagaikan cinta ku harap disisi jaringan bibir bagaikan sesikat nyiur dihanyut seimbas ombak pohon ibu dilepas bayu bagaikan hati menggisir batu disinilah cinta menyerang aku disinilah aku…

anatomy of marriage – “book of sins”

how we prospered under the light shadows filling in the spaces spilling forth in numbers, guiding us to that place that love once lived between sheets between breaths between skins that sometimes met in secret then – and now of…

the mother files (part 2)

in the darkest of dark nights clutching your bible, my deodorant and your reading glasses you swayed with eyes at me – with your one hand you said in your nightgown of blue, dark blue and white flowers – who…

the mother files (part 1) – from “the book of sins”

it was tall that tree that i so loved in the garden of my youth that garden, your garden where i found the nests of birds as a child climbing up and up peering over with eager eyes and hands…

sleepwalker – from “the book of sins”

in the silence of ghosts stunned in the ardour of sleep in sarong and white singlet he climbed the roof long limbed his perturbed sisters followed stared as he stood tall, hair flailing, they thought to ask what are you…

refugee – from “the book of sins”

for you there is nothing but silence in the jungle it is still in the night with the sounds of nothing but snores from beings in lines you who have escaped the noise of war of military might, of the…