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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

The Quiet Street

It's the evening of New Year's Day — an overcast day, all day, though seasonably warm. The street is quiet, no sign of human activity. An unseen bird gives an insistent chirp. Then I realise it is two birds answering each other. I watch as they fly briefly into view from out of the treetops, to disappear over my neighbour's fence and away. I leave my doors wide open, letting in the cooling air.


  1. Ooooh - have not gotten to sleep yet - but this lively stone will send me skipping off - beautiful - HAPOY new year!

  2. Quiet, with birdsong and a vagrant breeze - a great way to end the first day of the new year.


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