Day 1057

Crotch full o’ wasps

November 21st, 2014

Here at the Queens Botanical Garden, there's no sign explaining what this statue is or who sculpted it. A garden employee told me its identity is kind of a mystery. He said the most common belief is that it's Icarus, but I think it looks like St. Michael. (The garden employee said he'd heard that theory as well.) Zoom out and you can see where the Satan-slaying instrument in his right hand would have been. If it is indeed St. Michael, this would be the second time we've seen the archangel stripped of his weapon.


  1. Andrew says:

    One of your more memorable titles!

  2. BJL says:

    Sometimes art improves on nature & sometimes nature takes revenge!

  3. Gigi says:

    Those wasps sure know how to pick them!

  4. Rob says:

    Also… a great name for a band…

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