The sale did not capture attention
until the Public Notice
…. Ltd sought to notify – a change in land designation.
A petition and meeting
impassioned returnees spoke of migration
to high sun
to the same place and same temporary family.
Returning year pursued by year
to tent cities
to skiing on water
to insect repellent tainted sandwiches
to those vacation sounds
transistor cricket, swing ball thud, children shrilling umpire bias
to never cold enough beer
and always too few days.
The company said they understood
it was a beautiful part of the country.
They suggested the petitioners purchase
one of the finished ocean view homes
a million dollars cheap for prime coastal real estate.