Yesterday several hundred shivering people, mostly women, answered a call from Bay Area Code Pink to join a candlelight vigil on Market St. in San Francisco's financial district to protest Bush's "surge."
A few came representing their organizations...
...but more seemed to be individuals who very much wanted their message heard.
The M.C., Cynthia Papermaster, spoke of her hope for peace.
Meanwhile, Lindasusan moved quietly through the crowd, passing out business card size messages that she calls Seventeen Syllables for Peace. The haiku she handed me read:
You can read many more at the link above. I particularly like this one:
Part 1 here; part 2 here; part 3 here.