tlt: ferry ghost town

 

 

Photo by Charlie Hang

For Three-Line-Tales Week 23, hosted by Sonya of 100 words only and the Daily Post Daily Prompt: darkness

When they lost the ferry, the town died another death; gone were the giddy American tourists, wallets out, loving the exchange rate.

Once a proud place with a busy harbour; a forest of masts, a constellation of sails, cries of a thousand sailors in a hundred languages.

Humming mills, factories, production lines to empty-eyed darkness; shift whistles marking busy to and froing, greetings to deafening silence. {66}

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the time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things . . .

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