Cha contributors Kristine Ong Muslim and Nicholas Y.B. Wong have new works published in the latest edition of Prime Number. Read Kristine’s “Knife Tower” here. Nicholas’s “Self Portrait”, which was inspired by Louise Glück’s work, is also read by Nic Sebastian on Whale Sound.
- Kristine Ong Muslim’s poetry was published in issue #9 of Cha and her poem “Preface to a Pornographer’s Dirty Book” is discussed here.
- See Nicholas Y.B. Wong’s Cha profile.
I like how the simplicity of the bulk of the lines catches me off guard. The last lines are perfect for this poem:
This is also how I draw myself, whose body
is made of a narrow unsupportive line,
a body of no space, no volume, therefore no need
to think about the size of my heart.