Tilting our plates to catch the light

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Tilting Our Plates to Catch the Light
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Author Cyril Wong
Publisher Firstfruits Publications and Math Paper Press
Publication date
2007 and 2012
ISBN 978-981-05-9385-8

Tilting Our Plates to Catch the Light is a poetry collection by the Singaporean poet Cyril Wong about "two lovers who are in the process of losing each other," [1] bringing into play his background in music, intermingling the lives of gay male-partners with the tribulations of lovers distant and near, including the romance between "two shape-shifting Hindu deities", Shiva and Mohini (the female-incarnation of Vishnu). [2] It brings into focus the experience of living with H.I.V. within the homosexual context. [3] The book was chosen by The Straits Times as among the best five books of 2007 and described by the reviewer as "a luminous symphony". [4]

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  1. National Reading Movement (National Library Board, Singapore) Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  2. TIME magazine website. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. Pelangi Pride Centre. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  4. Stephanie Yap, The Straits Times, 13 January 2008.