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  • It is midafternoon when I arrive home, the sun slanting through the bare-limbed winter trees, already close to setting.

    Numb

  • As she was peeling the newest, greenest moss from the rock, a raven alit in a bare-limbed ash behind her and proceeded to report her every movement with shrieking calls.

    Raven Speak

  • The moontum of rain had stripped the last of the autumn leaves from the trees, but even bare-limbed, the forest looked healthier than it had before, and the evergreens had begun to regain their dark healthy green.

    Tran Siberian

  • I could still see them, two blocks away, passing under the bare-limbed poplars at the edge of the campus.

    Claim to Fame

  • The bare-limbed almond trees were flecked with snow.

    The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

  • I was not dressed against the weather, but sat bare-limbed in the rain, enjoying it.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • Here it is: November 24, 1908: Spent from 10 a.m. to 1.15 p.m. on the beach and on the Isle of Purtaboi, bare-limbed, bare-bodied, save for scant cotton pants.

    My Tropic Isle

  • The moonturn of rain had stripped the last of the autumn leaves from the trees, but even bare-limbed, the forest looked healthier than it had before, and the evergreens had begun to regain their dark healthy green.

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • The mirror on the broad table silvered, then showed four lancers riding along a lane beside bare-limbed trees.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • The road wound between two hills, mostly covered in bare-limbed trees.

    The Shadow Sorceress

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