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10th December 2013 – nest
Branches stripped bare reveal its black shadow against the pale grey sky. A Spring-built, careful little bundle of sticks, moss and hope. Now it hangs abandoned, its usefulness spent, waiting for its time to come again.
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1st November 2013 – bandstand
Abandoned in the middle of a concrete slab, it looks out over the busy harbour port. Its roof is painted in faded colours, the red white and blue of national pride.
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7th October 2013 – statue
Abandoned and unloved in an office front yard. A pastoral scene, shepherd and shepherdess stand together. She has only a gaping hole where her head should be, he looks down towards a fading sheep at his feet. A forlorn little … Continue reading
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26th July 2013 – toys
They bob on the pool’s surface, abandoned. Plastic primary colours contrast with the sunlit, brilliant blue of the water. The joyful babies who played with them are gone, but still they float, awaiting their return.
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23rd July 2013 – shoe
Abandoned on a wall, it looks forlorn without its pair. Dropped unnoticed from a pram or pushchair, some kind stranger has placed it there. Will its owner ever return to claim it?
12th March 2013 – mitten
Purple, sodden with melting snow, it lies abandoned on the pavement. Dropped unseen from a baby’s hand, without its pair. It looks lost, just another bit of rubbish now, doomed to rot upon this city street.
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