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”

Lachlan (with audio)

If I saw you today I know we’d exchange smiles remembering all we shared and all we left unsaid in those years Our eyes would betray secret longings for a life togetherwhere we would have enjoyed more than wistful memories of our unspoken love