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Autumn 9

Friday, 31 October 2008 10:01:39

half-cooked: brown one side
still green the other
lone tree in autumn

You won't believe how many little fiddling changes I made to arrive at this:

half-cooked - brown one side;
on the other, still green leaves:
lone tree in autumn

including faffing about with dashes and commas and colons. Honestly! And I'm still not sure that the form really suits it.  Hey ho.  I'll leave it to stand and try to remember to look at it again in a week or two. It could really do with a nice photo. It may not be too late to get one but every day sees fewer leaves.

 



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