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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.
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.
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
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
A man leans over, tearing and sticking. Laid in strips across the yellow inflatable’s surface, it covers the puncture, just about. Until a new one can be bought, this will have to do.
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 starts out white as a bowl of cream. The machine adds colours – blue, yellow, green, red. Each in exact quantities, calculated to the last millilitre. As it mixes, the perfect blue emerges like magic.
Yellow and orange, they open their petals, revealing the secrets within. They have guarded these black hearts closely, ready to be revealed to the sun alone.
Pillowcases fill like balloons. A duvet cover prepares to set sail. The prop becomes a pendulum, ticking away their drying time. Bright yellow colours blowing, slaves to their windy mistress.
Glowing yellow, shiny with wax. I cut into one, revealing its juicy segments. Each one holds a hundred sharp little droplets, fitting together like scales. They bleed onto my fingers and I breathe in their acidic sweetness.