The Digital Journalist
Photo by Michelle Poire/World Picture News
Pitch dark in Central Park
Here since 5 AM
I wait for the sun
The Gates move across the city

"The Gates" project by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude opened in Central Park on Saturday, February 12, 2005. The long awaited work consisted of over 7,500 gates that snaked through 23 miles of the parks walkways. In all, the installation was on view for 16 days, till February 27, 2005.