Saturday, October 8, 2005


The Last Stand at Croft, N.C.

On down 115,

Sitting on top of soybean field,

rusted Norfolk Southern stories

and

VFW Hall

are pumpkins,

$5.99 each,

Sakrete, Gleen paints and Basic Slag

Tin washtubs, rank-in-file,

staunch, upright,alert,

stand vigil over wrought iron

and plate glass,

Oak Grove Barbecue (only $7.00 a plate),

Imperial Gas, and 8.9 acres for sale

on Bob Beatty Road.

Since 1890.

4 comments:

Mark Pettus said...

I believe I need some pie.

Idgie @ the "Dew" said...

I never before have read a description of a food/craft stand that came across so very eloquently!

Lovely!

Cowtown Pattie said...

Southern living is grand, no?

Wonderfully evocative writing!

Dana said...

Loved this, Steve, Just loved it!