A Scream in the Heartland

The sleepers awaken

J.P. Williams
Oct 7 · 14 min read
Photo by Jarrod Erbe on Unsplash.

Trevor stepped from between tall rows of corn and onto a dirt road. A group of people was looking up at the sky. They exchanged occasional comments in the oppressive July heat, but Trevor had trouble making out what they were saying. They sounded muffled and inarticulate, like they were talking in their sleep.