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We cannot unwrite what is written

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Street art in Manchester,  July 2016

This large mural is the work of the Polish street artist, Tankpetrol.  Based in Manchester, he creates a mix of stencil and hand-painted works to decorate urban streets.  He has also been commissioned by a number of companies and has exhibited internationally.

 

“We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it.”
― Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange (1962)

 

 

aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 13 August 2016

 

 

Part of Six Word Saturday and Writing

 

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    • I love that about street art – can be such a great variety – shared thoughts, impressive art, sense of humour, …

      On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 3:30 PM, Travel with Intent wrote:

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    • I don’t usually walk down this street so it was a lovely surprise. And I’ll be checking that wall again in the future

      On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 12:41 PM, Travel with Intent wrote:

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  1. sustainabilitea commented on We cannot unwrite what is written

    This large mural is the work of the Polish street artist, Tankpetrol. Based in Manchester, he creates a mix of stencil and …

    I would add, although it’s not part of the original quote, that we cannot unsay what we’ve said. Consequently, we should take great care with both written and spoken words.

    janet

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