Cleaning day

Cleaning day

From the road, the house appears abandoned. Parasitic vines run rampant over the once manicured lawn. Shrubbery has gone feral, their wandering branches attacking the crumbling siding, worming their way under the slats and prying them away from the cinder block walls. The front door stands open, as if the old woman is still home, waiting for [...]

Old news

Old news

News is fleeting, soon enough Passing into the realm of myth. Pen to paper, words made real. Town crier proclaiming truths, Forgotten once they leave his lips. Posted where the world can see Held up to public scrutiny With iron and steel, Until the wind changes, Another scrap of news posted.

Hearth and home

Hearth and home

Walls crumble and fall Wind and rain, fire and seasons Hearts and love remain During my weekly photo hikes, I occasionally come upon abandoned buildings. When I can, I stop to photograph the ruins. I always wonder about the circumstances the lead to the buildings being left to the elements. I think about who may [...]