shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Born and bred in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Shereen is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Dunedin, New Zealand. Her first published poem "Dunedin, October" was shortlisted for the Poetry Kit Summer Competition 2015.

Shereen Asha Murugayah


Central dogma of molecular biology

(The ribosome says to the polymerase)
We make mistakes
but I still do what you ask me.
My twenty for your four,
your three to my one.
I read your stories
and make your meaning work.