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David Ishaya Osu

David Ishaya Osu
Grass Snake
Grass snake in one turn, the mind is an expressway that burns without an ash: in one wind, the body we call altar dreams as a lake: in one night, a mother trains her womb to become both a coffin & a coffeehouse
David Ishaya Osu is a Nigerian poet. His work has appeared in: Eureka Street, Atlas Poetica: A Journal of World Tanka, Birmingham Arts Journal, The Kalahari Review, Vinyl Poetry, Grey Sparrow Journal, RædLeaf Poetry: The African Diaspora Folio, A Thousand Voices Rising: An Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry, among others. David is a board member of the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation, and has been selected for the 2016 USA Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop.



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