brian m. carlson brian m. carlson Vignettes version 2 of the GNU General Public License the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License

He walked past the mural every day, never quite sure what its artistic screaming meant. He determined that its purpose was not noble: nobody would want orange and olive to symbolize peace or co-existence or anything at all good. Most likely, he decided, it was a disagreement between two rival gangs, each trying to outdo the other until there was no space left on the wall.

It made sense, he thought, that nobody cared about what was painted on the side of a chop shop.