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La Machine by Laura Walsh

La Machine is a poem written and performed by Laura Walsh. This poem is in tribute to the giant La Machine spider named  La Princess.  La Machine came to visit Liverpool for 3 days in August 2008 as part of the celebration events for Liverpool 2008 EuropeanCapital of Culture.  Its arrival was shrouded in mystery and a great secret.  I was asked to write a poem to perform on the Friday Billy Butler show (Radio Merseyside) and I only learnt about the arrival of La Princess when it was announced in the news on the Wednesday. The poem is a lighthearted view of La Machine.  I hope you like it.

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"La Machine" written and performed by Laura Walsh

La Machine (extract) by Laura Walsh