Cross Section

House

Walking a block up the street from my house, I froze at this sight. A neighbor’s home was in the process of being demolished. What’s disconcerting is that it looks as if I took this shot while seated in a theater watching a play. It looks like a set, but it’s not. It’s somebody’s home being torn down. The walls have been rent asunder releasing ten million memories to the ether. I look at that staircase and think of children running down it insane with the anticipation of what Santa Claus had left them in the living room below. 

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Gone now, and I feel a pang of loss as I stare into what was once warm, alive, and full of joy. Now it’s just rubble to be carted away and forgotten. Heartbreaking.

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5 Responses to Cross Section

  1. Old NFO says:

    Great pic, and I can only think, WHY PURPLE??? If only those old houses could talk…

  2. Tina says:

    Purple is my least favorite color. And why the “I Dream of Jeannie” archway that’s kind of cut off by the stairway?

  3. Old NFO says:

    Dunno, that whole thing is kinda strange…

  4. Tina says:

    If I run into the son of the woman that owned this house – I’m gonna ask him about that arch!

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