Sewing Kit

When my whole world was aching and things started to fall apart there’s one place I’d go for solace to let the mending start With an opened box before us me on the floor, Grandma above Her, fixing, stitching and healing with her needles and with love Trays full of bits and bobs in all the colours I adored everything I’d ever need forContinue reading “Sewing Kit”

Lemon Trees and Marigolds

Lemon trees and marigolds Browning grass beneath my toes Crayfish in the backyard creek Soaking shoes and muddy cheek Kicking legs on rusting swing Listening to nature sing Cubbies built on vacant land Fortress in earth’s wonderland Drawing on the paperbark Fleeing home before it’s dark Humid nights in hot lounge room Lightning strikes and thunder booms Memories from days ofContinue reading “Lemon Trees and Marigolds”