First there were rocks and grasses, insects and small woodland creatures. Trees stretched toward the heavens, providing safe haven for passing birds. Then men came with machines and iron, ripping nature asunder for profit and glory. Soon business fancies changed, opportunities moved farther afield, and the men went away. Grass and trees came once again.
About Friday Flash 55: The challenge is to write a complete story in fifty-five words. If you've written a 55-flash, go let The G-Man know!