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14th December 2013 – weeping tree

Golden tresses wave in the pale sunlight. Fire colours flicker – red, yellow, orange. Leaves slowly burning, their tiny flames fanned by the bitter winter wind.

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8th December 2013 – tree

Leaves flutter past the window, like golden snowflakes. It sheds its decorations at last, laying itself bare for the winter winds to come.

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26th November 2013 – sunlight

It shines through skeletal leaves. Tinged pink and orange, they glow like Christmas lights. An early morning light show penetrates the frost.

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25th November 2013 – tree

It stretches out its branches against the frosty winter sky. At the end of each, there hangs a bundle of dropping leaves; dry-brown tears mourning the end of Autumn.

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29th October 2013 – headlights

They sweep across the road. A startled hedge is caught in them, leaves glowing a ghostly silver. They move on, relentlessly searching out all who cross their path.

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23rd October 2013 – Footbridge

Its concrete structure towers above the busy motorway. The people seem unreal, shadow puppets silhouetted against the brightness of the sky. They pass over it like autumn leaves, insubstantial and soon forgotten.

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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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