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Gathering in the Aftermath

Gathering in the Aftermath
by Lisa DeSiro


I took the bus across the river
to meet my friends for dinner.
Chatted with a young singer
on her way to opera rehearsal.
Chatted with a young MIT student
on his way to Symphony Hall.

Newbury Street full of pedestrians,
like a typical evening in early spring.
I dodged my way through…

CTV News van on Berkeley Street

A CTV News (Canada) van behind what appears to be a magnolia tree on the corner of Newbury and Berkeley streets.

Signs on Newbury St. barricade

Flowers and three signs on fences blocking off Newbury St. They read: "No More Hurting People--Peace. Martin Richard R.I.P." "R.I.P. Krystle Campbell, Forever in Boston's Hearts and Minds" and "R.I.P. You are in the Hearts and Minds of B.U. and Boston."

Signs on Newbury St.

Two signs on fences blocking off Newbury St. They read: "Love+Peace for Boston" and "Boston is Tough and Resilient, so are its People."

Signs at Newbury St. Memorial

Photograph of two signs at a memorial on Newbury St. They read: "'Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring HOPE.' -Margaret Thatcher. facebook.com/staystrongboston2013" and "Love+Peace For Boston.…

Newbury St. memorial

Photograph of a small memorial on Newbury St., including flowers, signs, and notes written in chalk.

"Be Strong Boston"

Sign on a fence on Newbury St., reading "'Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that.' Be Strong Boston. facebook.com/staystrongboston2013"

Sign for prayer service at Church of the Covenant

A sign advertising a mass at the Church of the Covenant on Newbury St. two days after the bombings. It reads: "The Sanctuary is open today, all are welcome. Peace be with you. A prayer service for peace and healing in the wake of tragedy. Today, April 17 at 12:30pm, Sanctuary of Church of the Covenant.

Nearing Boylston on Hereford, within moments...

Nearing Boylston on Hereford, within moments of both explosions, I saw dark smoke in the air, and a sense of dread washed over me. At that moment a woman with reddish hair pulled back, her face flush behind a mask of freckles sprinting and screaming there were dead bodies all over the road came SPRINTING at us hysterically announcing the…