A member of Singapore-based writing collective /stop@BadEndRhymes ("/s@ber"), Valen dwells in the swamp of poetry. He has been published in various publications, including Anxious Poets Society, Eunoia Review and Quarterly Literary Review Singapore. He has performed his work at the Arts House, the Singapore Art Museum, and in various dingy bars.
rajdeepdhanuka April 20, 2016
I understood the poem as trying to differentiate between living and existing…
valen April 21, 2016
Thank you! That was the gist of what I had in mind: life being a series of choices, of heart over mind, to be or not to be etc etc. Thanks again 🙂