Velvet Verbosity # 373 — ‘Light the Lamp’

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Light the lamp, Matthew. Set it clearly in the window.”

But, Father, it’s burned every night for months.  Tom’s not coming home.”

Yes, he is.  He promised me.”

You know we heard that his whole battalion was wiped out.”

No.  I feel him in my heart.  He lives.  And this snowstorm is so thick; he’ll need the light to guide him through the woods.”

But there’s only a few hours of oil left.”

Light the lamp, Matthew.  The oil will last.  The lamp will burn until your brother walks through that door.”

 

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Join the fun writing your own 100-word story based on this week’s prompt: BURN. 
http://www.velvetverbosity.com/blog/2014/4/7/100-words-373-national-poetry-month

 

 

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Photo Challenge: Thursday’s Windows — Week 12

Okay, you all know how much I love Christmas, so, naturally, I have to bring the celebration to my windows.  This is three views of the window of my front door and the Christmas wreath which pretty much covers it. So, yeah, really it’s pictures of my Christmas wreath, but I figure there’s enough window showing to make it legal for the challenge.

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