Spray Cans and Stereotypes
Museum Studies Intern at Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area - Spring 2016
Click. Click. Click. Shhhhhh.
The shadow watches as a single stream of black spray paint shoots from the nozzle. Shaking the can softly again, the ball mixing the paint rattles encouragingly to continue. One hand steadies the canister while the other shakes slightly in nervousness. Just a few more lines…done. The writer flings the can into their opened back pack before trailing back through the moonlit trees in front of the Carnegie Library.