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The Thief Climbed in through the Window

We live within “the big sweep”
Standing in the river,
Some singing, some plunged backward
Into a wholeness not yet perceived,
Still half asleep.
The now still… 87 more words


"Foreign Country"--Adriana

Poverty has a way of making you feel so insignificant and small.

And in a country where the poor are only oppressed;

You’re left with no choice but to leave and risk it all. 218 more words

Bishop Paul Colton Leads IDAHOT Service in St Anne's, Shandon Cork

On Sunday 13th May a service was held to mark International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia.  Bishop Paul Colton, assisted by the Reverend Sarah Marry, led a celebration of the Eucharist on the theme ‘Alliances for Solidarity’. 305 more words


The Scouse company making beard care better

Article originally written for beardsaresexy.com.

As you walk through the main corridor on the first floor of Liverpool Central Library, there is something that may catch your eye. 442 more words

Contemporary Issues

“ What If…”--Sandra

What if it were the other way around

While you’re working in peace I prey on you with vulgar words

Feeling helpless to save myself so I don’t make a sound… 158 more words

Something YA This Way Comes

John Clark reflecting on some recent reads. One of the beauties of good fiction is its power to go beyond simply entertaining the reader. Some books have the power to stick and get readers to do some fairly serious thinking. 785 more words