Friday, October 09, 2009

Pensacola Graffiti Question

The 17th Avenue viaduct apparently is one of the more memorable sites in Pensacola. While traveling, more than once we've encountered strangers who have visited here and, other than the blinding white beach sand, the one thing they remember most vividly is "that bridge with all the graffiti."

Waymarking describes it as a place where "local kids... proclaim their feelings.. of undying love." True. But every so often an artistic or political statement can be seen, if briefly.

Once, it was Edgar Allan Poe. Yesterday, it was this:

We're not entirely sure, but it looks like a political statement to us. Maybe against rape? Vaginal circumcision? The abysmal state of health care in the U.S.? Cervical cancer? You tell us.


Anonymous said...

I think it is a protest against sex.

Anonymous said...

I think its a play on the "Save the boobies" - a slogan/rally call for breast cancer research etc. The message is written on a pink wall, the color for the breast cancer prevention/cure efforts, like the Koman Foundation. It was breast cancer awareness week (or month, not sure) recently.

Anonymous said...

Abstinence only?