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    Pigeon English – Stephen Kelman

    “You could see the blood. It was darker than you thought. It was all on the ground outside Chicken Joe’s. It just felt crazy.  Jordan: “I’ll give you a million quid if you touch it.” Me: “You don’t have a million.” Jordan: “One quid then.”  You wanted to touch it but you couldn’t get close enough. There was a line in the way: POLICE LINE DO NOT CROSS” When a young lad is stabbed and killed nearby Harri is there to witness the aftermath. The grieving mother, the friends and relatives leaving momentums in the street amongst the flowers. The boys shoes are hung up by their laces on the…