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    [post_content] =>             ladies ladies gentlemen
set on fire too much
            land love small lane field
I don’t want to don’t want to
dreaming of
I know
I’m dreaming of          awry
                        million marching wheel
way down deep inside fire
one desire baby
I’ve ambition
            there’s surely
don’t want to set a
don’t want to start a
I just want to be a fire always always
                        while worlds change chains
                        wherever wherever
admission goal I’m in
I me you you               free blue shout too loud
I just start and set great big down
ain’t gonna start no fire
but for you                 
always
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So Mayer, who wrote and judged the challenge, said that this poem is a “A swinging mash-up of popular wartime songs from both sides of the Atlantic, by African American male and white British female artists respectively, neatly encapsulating the collaborative war effort – and imagining a soundtrack to some Bletchley nights!”
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            [title] => Ellora Sutton
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            [content] => Ellora is the first-prize winner of the Carol Ann Duffy challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Mari Hughes-Edwards, and celebrating Duffy's legacy as Poet Laureate. She is also the first-prize winner of Bailey Blackburn's 2018 August challenge #2 on found poems. Ellora is commended in the Golden Shovel challenge, judged by Peter Kahn; in the Bletchley Park challenge; in the W. S. Graham challenge on as part of Graham’s centenary celebrations; and in Ankita Saxena’s protest poetry challenge, remembering 100 years of the women’s vote in the UK.
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I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire (There’ll Always Be an England)

Ellora Sutton

            ladies ladies gentlemen
set on fire too much
            land love small lane field
I don’t want to don’t want to
dreaming of
I know
I’m dreaming of          awry
                        million marching wheel
way down deep inside fire
one desire baby
I’ve ambition
            there’s surely
don’t want to set a
don’t want to start a
I just want to be a fire always always
                        while worlds change chains
                        wherever wherever
admission goal I’m in
I me you you               free blue shout too loud
I just start and set great big down
ain’t gonna start no fire
but for you                 
always