.decline & fall.

to decline

to say no, or even to fail softly with a sloping line

with b lead pencil

tapering off into dots repeated

the fall is abrupt and possibly dramatic

related to weight & gravity

like a

thick black ink line ruled sharply down

ending with an abrupt grand splatter

unless we are talking of autumn the gold

time which comes gentler with occasional winds

and related sweeping

autumn comes softly so

we fall