...this would be a place to sembang-sembang – the Malay word and local phrase for meeting up for chit chat.A virtual mamak stall chat over virtual teh tarik. Informal. Unstuffy. Genuine reader-response rather than heavy-weight academic discussion. A sharing rather than a lecture. And embracing poetry in Malay as well as in English.
Will it work? Dreamer Idiot has given the project a four month let's-see period.
Anyway, the blog gets off to a great start with DI's discussion of Peter David's delightful poem Peaches. (Read it out loud but don't spill juice on the keyboard, okay?)