Writing Prompt: Write about the candle in the window.
January 28, 1865 , Crittenden, Kentucky
Every night I put a candle in the window to shine a light from home into the darkness. When you see it you will know I am waiting for you and it will guide you back to me. The candle represents hope that we will once again be together.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ February 25, 1865, Wilmington, North Carolina
I hold her close to my heart with unfeigned love, longing to see her and touch her and smell her sweet perfume. I know she keeps a candle burning for me in the window and it comforts me to know she is waiting for my return. Our love will endure this time apart.