Every time she walks by the mural painted on the side of the community centre, she feels afraid. She has no idea why. The mural depicts happy people enjoying a day by the sea. In the foreground, there is a band playing. Everyone in the picture is doing something fun – musicians play their instruments, children build sand castles, a man throws a stick into the water for his dog to fetch. Maybe that is why, Lana thinks to herself, I feel so afraid; they are doing something fun.
Taking a Walk – Fragment #37