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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Weekly Post

This week it's a September 11 post from freelance writer Caleb Daniloff's excellent, pithy blog, what i saw today:

a post-industrial message    


Down by the waterfront, across from the dog park, an old Dumpster sets against a stone wall. The wall is speckled with graffiti like “Matt reads playgirl. what a fagit.” Other sentences snake along the stones with their bloated letters and lack of surprise. Walking the path today, I saw a man lean his bike against the Dumpster. He pulled back one section of lid and peered into the small dark cavern. He pulled back the other section and seemed to recoil. He jumped on his bike, empty-handed. When I approached the steel green container, I saw what had spooked him. Spray-painted on the underside of one of the steel flaps: “Jesus wasted his time on us.” Revealed like a fortune cookie.

You can also read it on the Letters page of this week's Seven Days.

September 20, 2006 at 01:25 PM in The Weekly Post | Permalink


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