December 2023 – Issue 7

FOUNDING EDITOR :

Malachi Edwin Vethamani

JOINT EDITOR :

Danton Remoto

COPY EDITOR :

Augustine Chay

WEB EDITOR :

Kayven Chew Kian Tatt

Photo by Karsten Winegeart (Source: Unsplash)

MMOJ  is published by Ardent and Paramount Enterprise

e-ISSN : 2773-5613

 

 -EDITORIAL- 

 

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-POETRY-

 

Adiwijaya Iskandar,

Waking Up in Koh Phangan

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Angelo D’Amato Jr.,

A Note of Caution from a

First-Time Lover,

 Playdates, 

and Vespers of the Drowned

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Anitha Devi Pillai,

You Were Meant to be Loved

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Edward Ziegler,

Pershaps This Child:

The Visual Vernacular

of Childhood,

and

White Blossoms: My Child in A Tree

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Grace Lynch,

Grieving Being Male,

Male Feeling, and

The Ambitious Boy

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Jack Malik,

Satori in Mutiara Homes,

Satori in Section 14, PJ,

But Ain’t This a Poem Too?,

Laundry & Taxes,

and Feline Beatness

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Jhilam Chattaraj,

Deep-fried Dirge,

‘Mud is Money, Money is Mud’,

The Grey Men,

and Rock, paper, hustle

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Julian Matthews,

10, Atlas, I Can’t Breathe,

Leftovers, and Wire Hanger

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Kai Jensen,

Photographing the New Quilt

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Ratu Yousei,

Man is the Fruit

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Rueben Dass,

Dreams

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Sean Des Vignes,

Pillow Talk, Heated Empty,

and Negotiation

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-FICTION-

 

Farouk Gulsara,

Saturday Night with Pa

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Connor Zahra,

Burying the Bong

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Yuna Kang,

Waiting

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Russ López,

Twink Week

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Tim Tomlinson,

Frank Sinatra on the 4th of July

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Uthaya Sankar SB,

Chitra Paurnami

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V.S. Lai,

Mr. Giraffe

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-CREATIVE NONFICTION- 

 

Christina Yin,

Enggoh’s Story:

On Isai, the Hunter, Aki Aban

and Sustainable Resource Use

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Faith Foo,

Fatherhood

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-BOOK REVIEW- 

David E. Huntley,

 

Review of

Ivy Ngeow’s

‘The American Boyfriend’

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Ivan Ling,

 

Review of

Ismim Putera’s

‘Hallucinogenic Lines: Poems’

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-SPECIAL FEATURE ON-

-CECIL RAJENDRA-

 

Augustine Chay,

The Politics of

Cecil Rajendra’s Eco-Poetics

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An Interview with

Cecil Rajendra

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Cecil Rajendra’s Poems

Art for Art’s Sake

Clarity in Poetry (for Roz)

The Hills & The Sea

Fisherman’s Tale

When the Tourists Flew In

Requiem for a Rainforest

Malabar Moment

Macallum Slum

Auden in Time of Pandemic

My Message

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 -CONTRIBUTORS’ NOTES-

 

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