O, hearken, now, and dim the lights as glory fills, first watch, of nights and Heaven's veils are slowly drawn, signaling the day is gone. Take up your posts, ye watchmen, strong -- the birds have hushed, their solemn song .
Second Watch: 9pm-12am
Civil Twilight flashes green on horizons seldom seen unless ye know just where to look to find the passage, some forsook ; through eye of needle, light the way-- darkened night, replaced the day.
I left my tent pegs secured to the ground, long past the time when Woolworths and Parke Snow's, closed their doors on Main Street, along with every other store that shut down the road for a day each summer for the Old Fashioned Bargain Days carnival.
Parades just kept rolling on and forgot to stop and come back.
The wood roller coaster was torn down and so was the drive in screen.
Trains took different tracks and Victorian mansions sighed their last breaths in a show of peeling paint. ...