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16 October 2014
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Julie-ann Graham
Julie-Anne Graham

Julie-Anne studied fashion in London at Central St. Martins and Embroidered and Woven Textiles in Glasgow School of Art. She is currently working as Trash Fashion coordinator at New Belfast Community Arts Initiative, helping community groups create fantastic wearable eco creations.

Cinematic Cinderella by Julie-Anne Graham

I kept collapsing.
Stapling lost years to the forehead
of my husband, who wanders alone
amongst curtains of flickering faces,

while I kill time, stacking toads.
Waiting for the kiss that will cyclone
my shoes into puddles of rubies
on the dining room floor.

Fast-forwarding to magnetism
that has not yet danced on celluloid,
he strangles me in future reels.

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