The rumbling of the occasional car, speeding past our house. A murky grey sound.
Snippets of human voices. A woman’s giggle. A crimson sound.
The arrhythmic clicking of stiletto heels on the pavement. A copper sound.
The roar of the night bus. A faint white sound.
The rustling of leaves, disturbed by the wind. A golden sound.
The yelp of a fox. A scarlet sound.
The shriek of a motorbike. A black sound, like tar.
The rhythmic clang of the train, not too far. A brass sound.
The high-pitched whirr of the light bulb in the angle-poise lamp on my desk. A tinny sound.
Sweet recorder sonatas by Telemann, wafting out of my CD player. A dark honey sound.
The tick-tock of the second hand of the alarm clock by my bed. Black and white sounds.
The click of the front door; one of my flatmates coming home after a…
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