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The Public Life of a House

Walking past the houses he notices all the small objects people place in their yards; artefacts of each unique life that transiently occupied this home.

In the house that is owned, a clear theme can often be found. A woman delicately creates a heavenly scene of cherubs and angels that find repose by the side of a fountain, watching over the yard and greeting the occasional guest with a countenance of tender welcome. A man recreates the beautiful entropy of nature in his yard, an escape from the urban chaos allows the tragically contrived chaos to be viewed from a distance.

Some were placed by those living there now, some left behind lovingly by a person who has moved on years ago. An angel sits