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17th October 2013 – red sky in the morning

A shepherd’s warning. The sky is blood-red, cloud-clotted. Lit by a fiery glow, as if the gates to hell lie just beyond the horizon. Minutes pass and the fire dies down, replaced by a normal autumn grey.

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14th July 2013 – geranium leaf

Dying off to allow for new growth, it turns a bright blood red. Half a year indoors has kept it living, but a price must be paid. Soon it will shrivel and fall, a false autumn engineered by human hands.

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