Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Kudzu on the mind.

"Kudzu Critters of Rt. 19"
18x24 inches
Acrylic on board. 

Talk of invasive species often makes me think of human immigrants, who are often treated like hostile invaders whether or not they are in the country legally. And then there's the fact that creatures such as common pigeon and starling, and plants such as dandelion and coltsfoot are familiar sights from childhood.  

It's sad to see whole forested sides buried under the carpet of kudzu, but at the same time, I can't help but secretly root for the dastardly legume...