People feel like something magical has happened.
Sidewalk Sam covered sidewalks with colored chalk.
Sometimes copying things, even reproducing masterpieces,
sometimes powerful political statements.
What he did was bring people together,
even if just for a moment.
He had faith that all you had to do was
remind people of their basic goodness and
wonderful things would happen.
There was some spark in him that was
so generous of spirit.
His real art was the
that can happen between strangers.
long after the chalk has