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The One-Minute Koestler

Short pieces of writing created as a response to the Koestler Trust: Catching Dreams exhibition. Each of us chose an image and used it as an inspiration or prompt. Does it make a difference if you saw the...
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A New Day – A Poem by J.L

Just like the shedding of a snake’s skin Or the sands of the hour glass I'm sure some of y'all know where that's from Times are changing When the sun is in the sky we are told Rise, work, be fruitful,...
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Something Real

Can you hold a conversation without relating to sex? Is your mind only focused on what we’re gonna do next? Count to ten then tell me the first thing that comes to your mind. Is it kissing my...
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Make-up

Foundation? Oh that thing I use to cover up my blemishes? And the lipstick I wear that never finishes. Don’t forget the blusher to create a glow, It gives my cheeks a colour far prettier than a...
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The Alchemists #1

So for the last two weeks, i've been an Alchemist - as part of the Festival Makers at the Southbank Centre for young people - Here we are - Photo by Yemisi Blake The whole of the Southbank centre (SBC) was...
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My Favourite Place

I spent the entire month trying to find out my favorite spot and I think I finally found it ...... with myself. I can look it all the places around the world and spend so much time talk about how amazing they...
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It’s World Poetry Day!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1zpX4R33CA   Pretty amazing huh? Any thoughts? I came accross this years ago, i didn't realize that it was written by a young person, the film it was also created...
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Becoming me …

Now I can't tell you how you should be, but I can give you my experiences and then you let me know if they help. For me I have always thought I need to make a name for myself as soon as possible. There may...
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Inspirations

I've always struggled to find an inspirational figure in my life who has made a real deep hard hitting impact on my life. I never happen to see the true meaning of inspiration. Inspiration is not given to...
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Who inspires me?

One of the people that inspires me is my younger sister (if she finds out, she’ll laugh herself silly). My sister and I don’t have the best relationship, we always fight and squabble. If I liked...