Leaves scooped in a pile
On this gray side of paling,
Feathers and sunshine maples;
In the fall of life.
Past crinkled furrows, smiles deep...
Blowing frosty weathered hair.
* "paling" - picket fence/fence made of pales
For Russel Sivey's contest : " Sedoka Me Any Subject"
written by gautami phookan