Descriptive Essay

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The soft wind danced its way through the city suburbs, nudging another lifeless, amber leaf gently from a withered oak tree towards the deep carpet of rusty, reds and russets. Anxious commuters with furrowed faces buried into their raincoat were rushing towards the subway seeking refuge from the blustery day panicking to get to work on time. No one was smiling, no one could. The sunny welcoming summer mornings had gone; leaving behind a deep sense of nostalgia floating amongst the dying remnants of warm summer days. The gentle chaos of autumn, spread throughout the leafy suburbs, winding around the tall grey buildings finally settling in the large penthouse apartment of a historic listed block. The tawny browns and red reflection of trees filtered through the tall french windows onto the heavy shelves of worn academic journals and novels crowding the walls of the huge East Side studio which overlooked Central Park. The pale orange colour of the dying leaves ironically reflected warmth onto the walls with the room providing a shelter from the unwelcoming morning. As the alarm clock rang, the dancing trees outside continued to sway in a soothing dance to the tune of the wind blowing on the trees making the inside of the room seem increasingly comfortable, warm and soothing. Amidst the cozy chaos lay an oasis of calm, the egg-shell duvet lying like a heavenly cloud on the crisp linen sheets, gently rising and falling to the motion of a gentle romantic ballad. There was a

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