Tuesday, June 21, 2011

A fragment of the messages left

Saw on the TV news at Ma's tonight that the touching, heartfelt, and often quite beautiful grafitti left on the sheets of plywood in the broken Bay windows, in the aftermath of the riots, and seized upon as something positive to come from last week's chaos, had been vandalized and covered up with a giant "I Love You," either obscuring or erasing the messages that had been left. I only briefly got to examine the windows, on the way to and from a bookstore gig last weekend, but I snapped a photo of a singularly beautiful area. Here's hoping the original work can be salvaged:

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