The poet and his poetry spans cultures and continents, shaped by the ebb and flow of memory and migration. He speaks to and for generations of restless souls seeking identity and belonging along the shores of their lives.
A poem from Jonathan Chan's first poetry collection “going home”.
In exploring his Korean roots, writer Jonathan Chan uncovers Singapore's long historical links with South Korea. It's a journey that has led to the Republic's decade-long obsession with the East Asian nation's cultural exports, a wave that keeps rising.