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Tag Archives: red
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.
28th November 2013 – crumble
Dark, bubbling red juices seep around the edges. The baked brown topping loosens as the spoon slides in. Its sweet crumbliness joins the sharp berries in a warming taste explosion on a cold winter’s night.
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21st November 2013 – woodland
High on the crest of a hill, the dusky sun catches it, turning the trees into burning fire-brands. Colours flash as the breeze catches them. Red, yellow, brown, gold; each one flickering in its own spotlight.
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17th November 2013 – Christmas trees
Green and spiky, trapped in pots wrapped with shiny, red paper. Their greenery is forced, like the smiles of the shoppers as they are reminded of the festive season to come.
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30th September 2013 – chugger
Her long, gypsy skirt swirls around her ankles in the wind, flashing. Red, green, yellow, blue; primary colours dazzle in the autumn sun. She wears a yellow jersey emblazoned with a charity logo. Her smile is bright, but slightly forced, … Continue reading
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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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23rd September 2013 – rose
Red and velvet-like, the petals seem dipped in blood, their edges dark and dripping with dew. A last remnant of summer before the autumn sets in.
21st September 2013 – accordion
Flashes of red appear as its bellows sigh in and out like lungs. Deft fingers traverse its keys. The music seems too polyphonic to come from its slight frame. Musician and instrument meld together, the one providing breath for the … Continue reading
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