poetry 0
David Ishaya Osu


till mirrors can see

your body—& insects

crawl like lips

in between

blood &

sentence, i

shall think of

the window

nowhere but

in you

all over


is stopping

the straws

from giving


David Ishaya Osu was born in 1991 in Nigeria. He is a board member of the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation based in Uganda. His poetry appears in Poetry Wales, Vinyl, Transition, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, among others. David is currently the poetry editor for Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel.