Charcoal drawing: Along The Spur Track

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After the testing hot weather

The bush murmurs quietly in the grey, cool day.

Grey clouds float gently above

In no rush to go anywhere.

The belling of a White Throated Tree Creeper slices the silence.

The bush waits stoically for rain.

Maldon Historic Reserve, 18th March 2013

Maldon is a town near Castlemaine.

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4 Responses

  1. Beautiful words and sketches, very evocative.

  2. Quite soothing… and then, the tree creeper “slices” the silence! Just beautiful Margaret!

    • Yes Lori, The Tree Creeper has a call which is hard to ignore – it is so loud and clear.

      We have been fortunate in receiving reasonable rain since this was written so the bush is refreshed.

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