About a week before his fortieth birthday, virgin poet Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881) recorded in his journal that he had “received a woman’s favors” at last. His world was not rocked. “Frankly, compared to what the imagination assumes or expects, they are a small matter,” Amiel sniffed. But the deeply religious Amiel did not give up on lust – or on … [Read more...]
About Randy Osborne
Randy Osborne's writing has appeared in Salon, The Rumpus, The Lascaux Review, Flyleaf Journal, Identity Theory, Bodega, Full Grown People, Loose Change, Scene Missing, and others. This year, the work has been published in four print anthologies and is nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize. He lives in Atlanta and is represented by Emily Forland at Brandt & Hochman in New York.