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Poem by women

Natures Best I wish I was like a mountain, this big presence I wish I was like the sun ,always radiant I wish I was like the moon, moving through phrases without losing face I wish I was like the sea and its great strength I wish I was like the flowers, always blossoming with…

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Poem about Manchester

Poignant poem written by a woman at the MASH Drop-In Centre in a creative writing class with the Drama Group Poison Apple: Manchester is not so great, full of  Anti-social behavior. Never knowing the difference between real people and fake. Chasing people, also lots of Homeless people Eating Scraps. Togetherness is…  Essential. Right from the start….

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My experience of street sex working

My experience of street sex working: I came to England ten years ago to live with my uncle. It didn’t go well. I left even though it meant becoming homeless. I started [sex] working about five months after I came here. At first I was forced to work because I had no job or friends…

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Sex work and drug addiction

Read the story of Claire*, who is in her early 40’s. Claire was entrenched in sex work and drug addiction for nearly a decade and explains how she found the strength to battle her addiction.

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