Kenny Be's Yard Arteology: Churlish angels

The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments...

Figure 19. Speer: Two-faced angel-alien totem poles.

The job description for angels has changed over time. In America, angels have been relegated to the lowly status of security guards who are worshipped by grandmothers through collections of pewter and plastic knick-knacks. Back in Biblical times, angels had some real clout. They could appear out of nowhere, communicate telepathically, perform some personal service (i.e mind-probing, fetus-stealing, etc.) and then disappear. Today, that is the job description of a space alien. So, are aliens and angels similar?

There is one Denver homeowner who goes boldly beyond where no yard art has gone before in an attempt to showcase the supernatural similarities. These two statues in figure 19 are made from the same mold. Each has the same two faces, with the alien face set beneath the angel face, but each wears a different hat. The more beautiful and human of the two has been placed near the sidewalk and is painted a golden yellow to suggest an angel of light. The unpainted alien lurks behind naked, yet covered in the pagan symbols that might have been remembered by an abductee. Both the alien and the angel are interested in bringing humans into their realm for enslavement and/or salvation. The green bench on the porch indicates that the homeowner is more interested in a good visit.

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