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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
Yellow and brown, it looks soft as silk. Carefully harnessed by a lead, it scurries busily along the shopping street, following scents and looking for food. Its owner follows, burly belly just showing beneath a bulging t-shirt.
It flits fearlessly down at our feet, looking for food. Soft downy feathers with a speckled pattern just showing. Quick as a flash, it darts to the wall, grabbing and swallowing an insect almost before we notice its movement.
Front cover opened and pages flicked back, the first chapter is revealed. The paper is creamy and soft between my fingers. The first paragraph beckons me in. I start to read and am swept away into another world.
Soft, powdery, early spring snow. It covers an empty field. Suddenly, the wind gets up, picking it up in swirling snow dervishes. So fleeting, I feel privileged to have glimpsed them.