ByJamila Osman

Jamila Osman is a writer and high school English teacher from Portland, Oregon by way of Somalia. Her work has previously appeared in Wasafiri Literary Magazine.

  1. I think I can remember being dead. Many times, in winter, I approached Zeus. Tell me, I would ask him, how can I endure the earth? - Louise Gluck, excerpt from Persephone, the Wanderer   Spring 2014 The thing about spring is it always comes quick and unexpected. It rolls in thick and heavy like northwestern fog. All of a sudden it is everywhere. Two weeks ago it was winter and bleak. It will still…