Julia has given us a tough challenge this week. The usually 100 words has been slashed to only 50! How can you tell we are in times of austerity? The prompt this week is ‘The Autumn leaves…’
The Autumn leaves stirred in the breeze and drizzle drifted across the fields. The day was already drawing to a close and a crow called raucously from the darkening sky. Somewhere from under the leaves there came an eerie sound and a bony index finger appeared, wriggling, stretching, emerging from the peaty earth.