THIS FLOATING WORLD

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GWEE LI SUI
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More haikus by popular demand from Singapore bestselling poet.

In this bumper volume of 392 haikus, Gwee comments on and pokes fun at people, subjects and events in and far beyond Singapore: Bob Dylan, Paul Tambayah, the PM's sister, Tharman Shanumgaratnam, Billy Graham, Kim Jong Un, Stan Lee, Donald Trump, Greta Thunberg, Batman! Racism, doxxing, lim kopi, gun culture, fake news, arts funding, breast feeding, refugees, academic freedom, sin taxes! The fall of Singapore, Hong Kong protests, HIV data leak, Crazy Rich Asians, Charlottesville, US refugee ban, Brexit! In the miscellany find 38 Oxley Road, Baba Yaga, casual snobbery, Minority-race PM, bureaucratic bloat, One Belt One Road. And there are lines about Fanny Hill, toilet python, eunuch disease, private clubs, gay cakes and rude gestures too.