My Monday Metrical Musings #37

Lost Words & Phrases Take a few minutesAnd come join meAs I call out words and phrasesThat have lost their meaning. What pray tellAm I speaking of?Why, don't you know?The following beauts of course!These modern-day sonnetsThat shimmer and shineYet are hollow and fakeWorse than swamp and slime!Words and phrases like: "How are you? We were … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #37

Zadie Smith on Writing: “It’s a Performance!”

Picture from ABC.net.au Yesterday was the official start of our annual Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) happening between Oct 30 and Nov 6. As with most events this year, practically everything in SWF would be conducted online. Now the kick-off event last evening threw up a name that I had heard of but whose work I … Continue reading Zadie Smith on Writing: “It’s a Performance!”