Comments about Stephen Sandy
When the war came that year it was the fashion to place
a light in the window then lights went on each night to give
some shape to a dark that rose from the streets a flood swelling
with fear while they waited for reliable news from the front.
A candle or electric holiday light that looked like a candle
showed you supported the troops showed you were on board
perhaps even a parent of one out there and you
honored their loved ones of course and were opposed to war
and prayed this one would soon be over. In the event
few fell if thousands of enemy ...