They listened to the wind through the branches,
wrapped arm in arm, alone and complete.
Beyond the walls of the small weathered house,
night creatures foraged for anything they could find,
invisible owners of the desolate plains.
Eric Stephenson is the publisher and editor-in-chief of US Represented. He is also a contributing writer. Mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to submit some of your work for possible publication or ask him questions about the site.