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4th November 2013 – sunlight
A pale imitation of its summer self, it falls on trees and grass in faded rays. Its brightness is subdued, a watery yellow which gives only soft warmth. Yet flowers glow beneath its gentle touch, a last vestige of the … Continue reading
23rd June 2013 – roses
The only surviving flowers from a beautiful bouquet. They glow, pink and perfect. Petals spiralling into a delicate centre, each one is unique, its scent rising with every brush or sniff.
21st June 2013 – sweet peas
They burst through the fence, rushing towards light and air. Spindly shoots extended, bright pink flowers drinking in the sun.
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19th June 2013 – meadow
A pale pink mist of vetch flowers hovers over the surface. Pale grasses, dried by the warm summer breeze, sway above them. The whole moves like a rippling lake, stretching to the green-leaved trees beyond.
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10th June 2013 – shirt
It hangs outside a shop front. White and patterned with flowers, its brightness shines like Summer. A flag in the cool breeze, it heralds sunny days to come.
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2nd June 2013 – bumble bee
It buzzes busily around an early-flowering plant. Its bright yellow flowers are attractive and full of nectar. Moving happily from one to the next, it fills its stomach with this life-giving gold.
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31st May 2013 – Californian poppy
Sunlight gently caresses her delicate flowers. Already a dazzling lemon yellow, they glow like blooms reborn. Her glory will be short lived, but today she outshines the light she touches.
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29th May 2013 – garden
Everything is dripping from recent rain. The new Spring leaves and flowers are heavy with water. Yet there is still that fresh, expectant green of a Spring garden, waiting to burst into its Summer glory.
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16th May 2013 – flowers
They open over the tarmac path; little red, heart-shaped flowers dropping gracefully from a fence-defying stem. Bright as this Summer day, they proclaim the season with their Valentine beauty.
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