by Bill Forman
So just imagine how this Colorado Springs backyard feels right now.
A rental ad posted to Craigslist yesterday uses the above photo as the dubious selling point for a downtown duplex. And while it may not win property management company A Cut Above any marketing awards, the tangled-up tarp in the foreground — combined with the decaying leaves and desolate ambience — does catch the eye.
When asked for comment, the yard quietly shed a solitary tear and turned away.