Rail sailing through seas of trees and trees curtains filter particulate breeze tin glass stirrings of black sweet tea Bicycled elders clutch plastic bagged wares water, beer, bread, and roadside bush finds Muted through-wall chat blends harmonies of breath track syncopations knock squeak and wheeze. Night stop riven by announcer decree Silent night-running Striped sock dances pendular above Clocked in and out. Yet not half way there