Boey Kim Cheng

Boey Kim Cheng is a Singaporean-Australian poet who won the National University of Singapore Poetry Writing/Creative Prose Competition when he was a student. He also received the National Arts Council’s Young Artist Award for his highly regarded work. Some, consider him the best poet Singapore has produced.


‘Reservist’ describes the repetitive nature of war and the preparations that go into arming reserve soldiers and preparing them for battle.


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