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Oxygen and moisture
Plotted and planned
On iron railings
Mounted joint attack
Hardy iron, exposed
Caved in, beginning to corrode
For lack of a coat of paint,
Forced into an oxide
Reddish-brown and flaky
Disdainfully called rusty
Bit by bit falling apart
Till all connections lost.

Β©Shail Mohan 2015

Linked to Fotowrite #5 @ A Prompt Each Day