On the Verandah brings together the work of twelve contemporary Indonesian poets. The poems are presented in both Indonesian and English, together with notes on linguistic and cultural references, and a brief biography of each contributor. The translations have been crafted to keep faith with the rhythm and flow of the Indonesian poetry. The poems chosen offer a range of chronological, thematic, and stylistic perspectives on Indonesian poetry. This anthology will prove invaluable to students and teachers of Indonesian language and culture.