Terminal Blok M | A Poem about Bar Life in Jakarta in the 1980’s

Some reflections on daze and nites of the 1980s, in bars around a notorious South Jakarta bus terminal – I was just a baby in the game. First published in Jakarta Jakarta weekly local rag and then in a collection, The adventures of Pirate M and Doctor Tuff, Canberra qew-u publications 1994….

Jakarta bar life poem
poetry bar life in Jakarta
Blok M bar life, Jakarta
Blok M bar life, Jakarta

Bar life in Jakarta in 1980's



Backlist Below a bibliography of most of my published work, or at least disseminated work, in the case of the tattoo studies. Topics: Queer geography, urban sexual subcultures, shifting marginality, functional conflict, community anarchy, sex work politics, Indonesia, PNG, tattoos … Continue reading