On Pangkor Island of 8 square kilometers, of a 25,000 population, born in a ordinary fisherman family an outstanding poet, Wang Tao. He went through storms, sustaining through ups and downs in his life, in his emotions, casting a journey which is typically defeated yet courageously brave. And all these reborn as encouraging lyrics from pain……”
– by world-widely renown poet Wu An.
The collection “The sea wakes up after you (Awakening)” demonstrates a sophisticated poetic context focused on Pangkor Island surrounding the motif of ocean and island.