CHA: Auditory Cortex Poetry Contest

First Prize Winner: “Tiempo Muerto” by Rae Rival (Philippines) [Listen and Read] Lian-Hee Wee’s commentary: Hearing and reading this poem takes one into the rural settings of the Philippines where one is reminded of the idyllic agricultural past that is buffeted by colonising powers of Spain and the United States that bring in the woes of…

Pages for National Day of Protest

Our Grade 9 students made zines for Wisik 2017! We will be selling them this Saturday. I shall update this entry after the event. UPDATE: It was a success! The festival helped us promote students’ works and our school. I gave Pages for National Day of Protest zines for free. My students met some of…

Found Poetry

Last week was found poetry week. My Creative Writing students and I went to an international book fair where I asked them to list down titles, passages, lines and words that would eventually be part of their found poem. Thanks to Found Poetry Review for legal and academic definitions and great samples, such as: Certificates by Clare Kirwan…