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The Woodland.

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Hayley Brown 10D 565 Words The Woodland The leaf-choked ground was soft under the feet, the slender trees dispersed strategically, masking the interior wood from the rest of the world. It was a haven here, quiet and detached from the thundering roar of the city only two miles away. Autumn brought a pretty time for the wood. Beautiful colours of red, brown, orange and yellow covered the floor, turning the scene into an exquisite picture. Excited groups of children ran gleefully, searching high and low for conkers, shiny and brown, lying guarded by their spiked shells. The wind taunted the trees and they swayed indignantly. Couples strolled through the leaves, hand in hand; dogs chased damp sticks thrown by their cheerful owners. ...read more.

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The fog descended and wrapped around the trees, supplying them with an aura of mystery. There was a faint, yet detectable presence in the air, which filled the mind with eerie thoughts and visions. The whole place felt hostile, as though it didn't want you there. As though there was a deadly secret being kept. There was little or no sound, only the consistent dropping of water from boughs of trees, which landed continually into the pond at the centre of the woodland. Human activity was rare in the winter, the harsh climate deterring people from visiting the isolated area. The people who did visit were alone and silent. Visibility was very low and the trees, fighting the cruel wind, groaned. ...read more.

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It was the most peaceful part of the year, just the chirping of the birds to be heard. Summer was hot, and people were attracted to the wood like bees to a flower. Butterflies, of all kinds of magnificent colours, fluttered beautifully. Small birds sang mightily, acting as the messengers of nature. The pond was now a more attractive feature. It glistened, dragonflies hovering above it and the lilies flowered; it looked pretty now, not like the large muddy puddle it resembled in other seasons. There was a bustle of ramblers; it wasn't abandoned as it was in winter. It was much more welcoming and open. Hundreds of bees flew by like golden nuggets, sparkling in the dazzling sunlight. The green trees whispered in the slight breeze, telling you their once forbidden secrets. ...read more.

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