Meredith Bronwen Mallory (garnettrees) wrote,
Meredith Bronwen Mallory

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Words Attributed To No One

Classes don't actually start until tomorrow, but I'm down on campus buying books and generally sorting out last minute nonsense like billing and credit. I noticed something on the way down.

Down on I71 just before the Taft exit is an old garage-door factory. I don't know if it's in opperation any more or not-- it could be just storage, because it's not completely run-down. Anyway, on the side facing the highway, someone spray painted a epitaph. It reads:

Habeas Corpus

This makes part of me want to cry, and another part of me just want to hug the person who wrote it. Even if I don't completely agree with the politics of it, I guess its the boldness that strikes me. I don't know why the statement, and the fact it's graffiti on some old wall, moves me so. Huh.

off to actually get something done now
Tags: politics, winter07

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.