Vine Shawl


This photo was taken on December 26, 2020 at 11:49 AM.


The location was on Capital Hill in Washington DC.


The "Take It!" came after waiting for many months for the vine structure to shed its leaves and present itself in its see through advantage.


Here is one of those times when I decided to see what this amazing vine would look like without its leaves as with them - the symmetrics just did not give it full advantage.  I took photos of it with leaves for comparison and am happy with the results.


I cannot help but wonder what it would look like if it had a twin upright and the same vine structure on the twin.  It would have been an organic facsimile to the Golden Gate Bridge - lol.


I hope to see this bit of art work by nature - fill out further as time goes by.  In the mean time - it is a show stopper to my eye every time I pass by it.


Best regards to everyone.



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Comments: 8
  • #1

    Teri (Thursday, 21 January 2021 18:46)

    This reminds me of my wedding, over 30 years ago. The venue my husband and I chose had vines like these lining the pillars leading up the aisle.

  • #2

    SF1967 (Thursday, 21 January 2021 18:52)

    There used to be a neat show on the History channel called 'Life After Humans'. It showed what our buildings and structures would look like after the entire human population died/left earth. It started in the weeks after humans were gone and progressed through time thousands of years. When you mentioned the Golden Gate Bridge it reminded me of that show because one episode actually showed the Golden Gate bridge covered in vines.

  • #3

    MHampy (Thursday, 21 January 2021 18:53)

    Usually plant life is more beautiful when its alive and vibrant, however I have a feeling this is at its most beautiful when it looks like this.

  • #4

    Sally (Tuesday, 26 January 2021 13:43)

    How pretty! Oh I just love that.

  • #5

    Jim (Tuesday, 26 January 2021 13:45)

    I can't help but wonder if that is there intentionally, or if its just overgrown waiting for the city to come out and clear it away.

  • #6

    GpaJake (Tuesday, 26 January 2021 13:46)

    Unfortunately for me, this would never happen in my neck of the woods. We have "beautification crews" that come around and remove any and all natural beauty. It's sad really.

  • #7

    Gabe (Tuesday, 26 January 2021 13:47)

    Reminds me of a spider web.

  • #8

    xXRodriguezXx (Tuesday, 26 January 2021 13:49)

    I usually dont like overgrown vegetation, but there is something about this I like, it looks like craft material you could get at a crafting shop.