Well folks, it’s time for me to try my slideshow function again. The last time I did this, I crashed my site. So we’ll see if I’ve unkinked myself yet.
If this works, you’ll be looking at five lovely pictures we took when we went to visit Callaway gardens last month. The green butterfly is not pinned – he’s just in a hatching case where the cocoons are carefully pinned to the … I guess it’s a ceiling.
It’s just an old grain elevator.
But at the right angle, blurry behind the trees, it might be a castle,
the winter-dead trees the entrance to some forbidden forest,
the rusting hulk of a barge the last vestige of a sunken navy
the hidden railroad bridge a lowered drawbridge
whose struts become the scaffolding upon the battlements
above a river that leads to a long forgotten realm,
a place where fantasies are born.
And also nightmares.
I shot these pictures along the Rails to Trails Riverwalk in Columbus, Georgia this past January (2012), and I posted them in early February.… Read the rest