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No Gathering

No Gathering – from Lunch Atop a Skyscraper by Charles C. Ebbets (1932)

The inner vicious fooled me again, it finally happened that I went down in search of a beer, because a movie must be seen properly. I’ve picked up the bike and headed out onto the street to the two minimarkets in the area. But it was too late. All closed, sirens overlooking the provincial road in the distance, a small family jogging in Indian file around their building, and the usual good guy shouting “at home!” from some window.

I look around, there’s nobody there. The TV voice has no face, and no thought, but you give it the finger anyway. Meanwhile, someone honks to get me out of the center of the street. There is no gathering, but perhaps the horn is right. I join a line of masks along the sidewalk, and get out of the way.

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No Gathering – from The School of Athens by Raphael (c. 1509-1511)
No Gathering – from The Creation of Adam
No Gathering – from Le déjeuner sur l’herbe by Édouard Manet (1863)
No Gathering – from Battle of Grunwald by Jan Matejko (1878)
No Gathering – from Wanderer above the Sea of Fog by Caspar David Friedrich (c. 1818)
Exercise – Stanley Bad
Stay at Home – Grizelda
“The Neighbors Have Visits! Call The Police!” – YGRECK
“It is forbidden to gather in nature! Shopping centers are planned for that!” – Rodho
Maria taken away by the police – from The Sound of Music (1965)
No Gathering – from NASA photo of the Apollo 11 during Moon landing (July 20, 1969)

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