Peace vigil

Last night we met up with some friends and went to the candle-lighting vigil in David Square. It was very solemn and tasteful, mostly. People stood around in a ring with candles, cupping their hands to protect the flames from the breeze. Every now and again someone would walk forward to the large stone compass in the center of the square, and place the candle there. There were songs. I didn’t know the words, and I can’t really reach the high notes anyway.