Years the house stood vacant on the lot. Damp and dust conjoined; mold grew. Vines broke in, and became trees. Ants turned beams to sand. Winds beat against walls. The house fell, and it sank in to the mud.
The other day I was walking in the woods that occupy a third of my yard for the first time in a very long while, and I came across this tree. I'm not sure when it fell. I'm leaning most strongly towards Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The other possibility is a waterspout that came on... Continue Reading →