Tag Archives: grey

24th November 2013 – crane

Bright, metallic red, it rises above the drab concrete buildings. Framed by the grey sky, it moves to left and right, performing its allotted tasks with grace.

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20th October 2013 – cyclamen

Bright pink flowers burst with life. Consummate showmen, they zing against the grey of the rain-soaked window. Tight buds wait in the wings beneath the dark green leaves, ready for their cue to enter.

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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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5th October 2013 – Terry

He sits at his usual café table. Lank, sparse hair is plastered across his bald patch and his burly body is wrapped in a tattered, grey anorak. No-one gives him a second glance, yet inside lurks the soul of poet.

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29th September 2013 – builder’s bum

A small boy pushes a scooter with red handlebars and a white foot board. He struggles up the hill, huffing and puffing. His grey tracksuit bottoms are slipping down at the back, showing the perfect pinkness of his bottom, just … Continue reading

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18th August 2013 – sun and rain

Fields of dried stubble glow a bright yellow, picked out by golden rays. From their left comes a grey misty curtain of water, slowly extinguishing each light as it moves.

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29th July 2013 – stand off

The little grey dog stops, tail not moving, ears pricked. Opposite him is a tortoiseshell cat, sideways on, back arched. Neither moves a muscle. A stand off is in progress, but who will win?

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