But tonight e…

 

But tonight even the wind could be heard.  
 
With town gone there was nothing left for them.  
 
Man the town felt dead- one of them said when they spoke of it.  
 
And the town was dead.  
 
Around them the hills grew and glistened.  New life was flowing over the empty silos and the dead tractors.  Moonlight shown in Lakes that had been dry for years.
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 The men sat r…

 

The men sat round doing nothing.  They were convinced of it.  The down was dead- cold and gone.  It was when they heard the wind come over the hills from across the sea that they stirred.  
 
“do you hear anything?”.  
 
 “not tonight.  There is something blocking.”
 
Normally the dogs at this time would be barking.