for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Outcry.
It was bound to cause an outcry, after all, the graveyard was centuries old and the idea of building houses on it divided the community.
A meeting was held and the proposal was put to the vote, whereupon it marginally won.
The door creaked open, and a column of ashen-faced individuals filed in.
‘We wish to vote’, hissed one.
A year on, the graveyard remains.