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Strange Beauty: Miss World 1974

the subject of/in writing...2012-13

Flesh gloss lips thighs,
skin parade
hair flick
blue eye shadow
the Apartheid blonde
stole the crown
from the Welsh winner.
Helen's moral ambigities
(cited in a divorce case,
living alone or in sin
or something
with a bastard child at 22)
ruled her out.
Miss South Africa first runner up
usurper
took the crown.

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Royal Albert Hall London SW7 2AP United Kingdom
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  • Strange Beauty: Miss World 1974
  • Strange Beauty: Miss World 1974
  • Strange Beauty: Miss World 1974
  • Strange Beauty: Miss World 1974
  • Strange Beauty: Miss World 1974
  • Strange Beauty: Miss World 1974
  • Strange Beauty: Miss World 1974
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Alev Adil

Alev Adil is the originator of this site. Alev's creative practice and academic research explores how poetry, performance, creative pedagogy and dialogic art practice can create the potential for...