Muddy puddles

A light drizzle of rain enveloped grass and trees as we set off on our walk through a wet and misty landscape. Sunlight, refracted among particles of condensed water vapour in the atmosphere, reaching the ground as softened, diffuse light. As we walked, several children burst into a seemingly random yet gentle singsong as if …

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Making rain

As we set out, the children spotted several leafy branches that had fallen from a nearby eucalyptus tree. They held them aloft to shield their faces. I’m being a tree. I’m just a tree. I’m trying to hide from the tigers. There’s no tigers here. Snakes though. A helicopter interrupted this lively tree reverie. It’s …

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