Falling Down and Rusting Away

The last time you went for a drive in the country, did you happen to notice the number of things that had been abandoned? Houses, barns, sheds, cars, trucks, tractors, and lawn mowers, to name a few. And not just abandoned. The buildings were all slowly rotting away, leaning at odd angles, covered in kudzu and ivy, roofs collapsed, all slowly heading into a permanent horizontal position. The cars and trucks were sporting busted windows and flat tires, along with weeds and scrub bushes, and tree seedlings that now made up the passenger list on a trip to nowhere. And all the other equipment lying around, that used to have a purpose, was now rusting away in silent protest.

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