Thursday, October 14, 2010

The gray of the fencing

Like an ancient elephant
a tough living hide
the gray of the fencing
long untended
no paint or primer
aging in the sun
the wind etching
no signs of termites
dry wood showing
every fiber
the grain of the planking
turning ancient
in the autumn light

October 14, 2010

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