Posted November 19th 2011 at 1:15 am by
in Art

"I thought ______ would make me happy, but now I know…"

"I thought ______ would me me happy, but now ..."

I left my office at MIT for a rare midday trip to the store and found this street art at the foot of Building 7, which is at 77 Mass Ave. in Cambridge, Mass.

The first time I told my mother to meet me at Building 7 after work, she asked me for the real name of the building. When I insisted that its real name was Building 7, she accused me of lying. We’re soft-minded literature types. People like us feel like aliens at MIT most of the time.

That’s why this little intervention ended up giving me more pleasure than the candy I bought on my afternoon office escape. It did its job; it got me thinking.

"I thought ______ would me me happy, but..."

A common mistake.

"I thought ______ would me me happy, but..."

Love is the best.

"I thought ______ would me me happy, but..."

Are you out there, artist?

Post by Alexa Mills.

3 responses to “"I thought ______ would make me happy, but now I know…"”

  1. Amy says:

    love this! anonymous street interventions are the best….

  2. Alexa says:

    My blanks are ‘success’ then ‘food’