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


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。

Osmanthus Press Poetry Zine – 19/06/24

After our first poetry reading night back in June we compiled a zine. Here is a collection of some of the poetry read out on that night: seventeen poems as written or chosen, and read by eight poets. Eleven are in the English language, and seven in Chinese. Thanks to everyone who came. Open Mic … Continue reading Osmanthus Press Poetry Zine – 19/06/24

Launch Night: Volume #0 – Earshrub

Back on 19/06/24, we held our first poetry reading night in promotion of our first published book of poems Volume #0 - Earshrub. Many thanks to our friends at Sense Club who were kind enough to let us use their space for this event, and many thanks to everybody who performed, and everybody who came. … Continue reading Launch Night: Volume #0 – Earshrub