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What was he sent to reflect?

What was he sent to reflect? Skin swaddled, he will never feel the darkness dust. The earth’s balcony is bleach the stars no closer But the flowers stand out against the green Tiny hairs of the earth. It clings to

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fire

What was he sent to reflect?

What was he sent to reflect? Skin swaddled, he will never feel the darkness dust. The earth’s balcony is bleach the stars no closer But the flowers stand out against the green Tiny hairs of the earth. It clings to

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Have you heard of a place called Haslington?

Have you heard of a place called Haslington? No, neither have I. However I still found myself Awakening in this strange town. I’ve realised myself That im staying in room number 479447. I know this from The cluster of keys

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Have you heard of a place called Haslington?

Have you heard of a place called Haslington? No, neither have I. However I still found myself Awakening in this strange town. I’ve realised myself That im staying in room number 479447. I know this from The cluster of keys

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He has cities in his skin

He has cities in his skin A skyscraper up to his chin And fires burning deep within Been there all his life since the origin He cheeks his fridge but has no orange in Only Beer, Vodka and Gin The

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He has cities in his skin

He has cities in his skin A skyscraper up to his chin And fires burning deep within Been there all his life since the origin He cheeks his fridge but has no orange in Only Beer, Vodka and Gin The

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Hallowe’en Goose

We got to the house the party was at, wearing our costumes, mine with a hat. We were all set as we left the house. But we knew as we passed the pond, we must be as quiet as a

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Canada-Goose-Szmurlo

Hallowe’en Goose

We got to the house the party was at, wearing our costumes, mine with a hat. We were all set as we left the house. But we knew as we passed the pond, we must be as quiet as a

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Kadish Morris: Where are you from?

What’s been your happiest time so far? Visiting Venice with my boyfriend. We didn’t have a lot of money so we stayed on a campsite that had outdoor sinks and we ate ice cream for dinner, but it was beautiful.

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Kadish Morris: Where are you from?

What’s been your happiest time so far? Visiting Venice with my boyfriend. We didn’t have a lot of money so we stayed on a campsite that had outdoor sinks and we ate ice cream for dinner, but it was beautiful.

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Avaes Mohammad: Where are you from?

What is your earliest memory? I remember my parent’s warmth and smiles; I remember cold, cobbled streets and potholes. I remember epic sunsets and the electric air of summer nights planting butterflies in my stomach. Where would you like to

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Avaes Mohammad: Where are you from?

What is your earliest memory? I remember my parent’s warmth and smiles; I remember cold, cobbled streets and potholes. I remember epic sunsets and the electric air of summer nights planting butterflies in my stomach. Where would you like to

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Stephen Armstrong: Where are you from?

Stephen is a journalist, author of The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited and co-founder of Wigan Pier Workshops What’s been your happiest time so far? I’m hoping it’s yet to come. What is your earliest memory? Of seeing a broken

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Stephen Armstrong: Where are you from?

Stephen is a journalist, author of The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited and co-founder of Wigan Pier Workshops What’s been your happiest time so far? I’m hoping it’s yet to come. What is your earliest memory? Of seeing a broken

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Malika Booker: Where are you from?

What’s been your happiest time so far? My happiest time so far was growing up in a country called Guyana in the Caribbean, South America. I remember playing in the sunshine in the late afternoons when the sun was growing

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Malika Booker: Where are you from?

What’s been your happiest time so far? My happiest time so far was growing up in a country called Guyana in the Caribbean, South America. I remember playing in the sunshine in the late afternoons when the sun was growing

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Writers for Spring Sessions 2014

We’re delighted to announce the line up for the Spring Sessions 2014. Several of our favourite writers are returning to Wigan. It will be John Hegley and Avaes Mohammad’s third Wigan Pier Workshops! We also welcome back Joelle Taylor, James

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Writers for Spring Sessions 2014

We’re delighted to announce the line up for the Spring Sessions 2014. Several of our favourite writers are returning to Wigan. It will be John Hegley and Avaes Mohammad’s third Wigan Pier Workshops! We also welcome back Joelle Taylor, James

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Joelle Taylor: Where are you from?

What’s been your happiest time so far? Last Friday on stage in the Royal Festival Hall – got a standing ovation! Also, meeting and marrying my partner. And tomorrow: tomorrow will be amazing. What is your earliest memory? Staring at

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Joelle Taylor: Where are you from?

What’s been your happiest time so far? Last Friday on stage in the Royal Festival Hall – got a standing ovation! Also, meeting and marrying my partner. And tomorrow: tomorrow will be amazing. What is your earliest memory? Staring at

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Kat Lewis: Where are you from?

Kat is a PhD candidate at Goldsmiths and co-founder of Wigan Pier Workshops. What’s been your happiest time so far? Sunday late morning. What is your earliest memory?  The ceiling sliding by as I was pulled around from the feet

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Kat Lewis: Where are you from?

Kat is a PhD candidate at Goldsmiths and co-founder of Wigan Pier Workshops. What’s been your happiest time so far? Sunday late morning. What is your earliest memory?  The ceiling sliding by as I was pulled around from the feet