FULL OF HOLES

2019 comes to an end and Osmanthus publishes another collection of things we wrote down recently whilst the winter nights were growing long and hard to remember but before the memories had fully expired. Writing can be full of holes like that. It's what keeps us interested. FULL OF HOLESDownload Read excerpts below: Download our … Continue reading FULL OF HOLES

ACT LIKE A FISH OUT OF WATER

BY J. MILLER Call me downriverto talk likeI am nothere. You use theword cockroachI don't need amirror to see them.That's sheer agony anyways. Let's just make theword safe, so the whole riverwon't go to the trash incinerator. It's gggoing tocost a lot to redirect this river.Feel awake again, do the butter-fly. I'm starting to wake, … Continue reading ACT LIKE A FISH OUT OF WATER

UNLEARNING THE LOVE MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME

BY KENZO TOBECHUKWU But that is how you get hooked. They lure you in until you are convinced that you cannot function without. How selfish. As if you did not manage without, all this while. They lay there. In your thoughts. Whisper, whisper when all is quiet. Then they go to the tips of your … Continue reading UNLEARNING THE LOVE MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME

东湖之游

BY ANNA YANG 西湖碧荷晓残妆,东湖紅梅俏女郎。 世人皆称西湖好,哪知东湖更风光? 游东湖补作——(与冯老师共作) 曾經西湖赏碧荷,谁知惊艳引悲鸣。 如今東湖观紅梅,遗憾期盼竟随风。 東湖西湖皆胜景,才子佳人断柔情。 世間真愛不关物,高山流水知难逢。