Creeping Destruction

Creeping Carolina Trumpet

The vine in the pergola reveals its tentacles only in the bareness of winter.  In spring and summer, hidden beneath a benign tapestry, it patiently forces apart joints in the framework attaching itself in an indiscernible, slow-motion drama of destruction.  I am torn between the fear of its steady invasion and the lure of its evil promise of coral trumpets.

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2 Comments on “Creeping Destruction

  1. Dear Anonymous:

    Good luck on prying it out of the clutches of that trumpet vine! 🙂

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