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Did You Ever Have A Family

Did You Ever Have A Family


Bill Clegg

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Year of publication: 2015

Bill Clegg Did You Ever Have A Family For Van, and for our families You should have heard him, his voice was unforgettable, irresistible, his voice was an imaginary garden woven through with fragrance. Did you ever have a family Their eyes are closed. Thats how I know were there inside it, its made of sound and steam that weaves between dark dining room, bright kitchen. Were there because Im hungry, and well all be eating soon together, and the hungers sweet Alan Shapiro, Song and Dance Silas He ...

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The Year of the Runaways

The Year of the Runaways


Sunjeev Sahota

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Year of publication: 2015

Sunjeev Sahota The Year of the Runaways WINTER 1.ARRIVALS Randeep Sanghera stood in front of the green-and-blue map tacked to the wall. The map had come with the flat, and though it was big and wrinkled, and cigarette butts had once stubbed black islands into the mid Atlantic, hed kept it, a reminder of the world outside. He was less sure about the flowers, guilty-looking things hed spent too long choosing at the petrol station. Get rid of them, he decided, but then heard someone was parking up ...

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Sleeping On Jupiter

Sleeping On Jupiter


Anuradha Roy

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Year of publication: 2015

Anuradha Roy Sleeping On Jupiter Would a circling surface vulture know such depths of sky as the moon would know AKKA MAHADEVI, 12th century for three beloved tyrants Biscoot Rukun Christopher Before the First Day The year the war came closer I was six or seven and it did not matter to me. I lived with my brother, father and mother and our hut had two rooms with mats on the floor and a line of wooden pegs from which our clothes hung and in the evening we sat in the yard outside, watching our ...

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The Chimes

The Chimes


Anna Smaill

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Year of publication: 2015

Anna Smaill The Chimes For my parents Then music, the mosaic of the air, Did of all these a solemn noise prepare: With which she gained the empire of the ear, Including all between the earth and sphere. Andrew Marvell Manual Signs of Tone in Key The Arrival in London Burberry Ive been standing here forever. My arms and legs and head and even my bones are heavy with sleep. Clothes heavy with the rain that wont stop falling. Shoes heavy with mud. My roughcloth bag is slung over my shoulder and it ...

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The Fishermen

The Fishermen


Chigozie Obioma

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Year of publication: 2015

Chigozie Obioma The Fishermen For my brothers and sisters, the battalion, a tribute. The footsteps of one man cannot create a stampede. IGBO PROVERB The madman has entered our house with violence Defiling our sacred grounds Claiming the single truth of the universe Bending down our high priests with iron Ah yes the children, Who walked on our Forefathers graves Shall be stricken with madness. They shall grow the fangs of the lizard They shall devour each other before our eyes And by ancient ...

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