The Table is set for one, it's small, syboliziing the fraility of one prisoner alone, against his or her oppresor.
The Table Cloth is whte, symbolic of the purity of intensions to respond to thier country's call to arms.
The single rose in the vase signifies the blood they may have shed in sacifice to ensure the freedom of our beloved United States of America.
The rose also reminds us of families and friends who keep the faith, while awaiting their return.
The Red Ribbon on the vase represents the red ribbon worn on the lapels of thousands who demand with unyielding determination, a proper accounting of our comrades who are not among us today.
A Lemon on the plate reminds us of thier bitter fate.
The Salt on the plate remind us of the countless fallen tears of family members as they wait.
The glass is inverted, they cannot toast with us!
The Chair is empty, they are not here!
The Candle is reminiscent of the light of hope. Which lives in our hearts to illunate their way home, away form their captors, to the open arms of a grateful nation!