Jacaranda Tree

Seeds held in nature’s case
Ready to be free, to accept the wind
And land in a place meant-to-be
Time it takes to grow and bloom
Worth the wait
Soon enough the streets are lined
Multiple friends standing side by side, entwined
A tunnel formed
An invitation to journey through
Look up and see glory
A mural of pure beauty
Purple petals rain down and blanket the ground,
Like snow in a wonderland
Wonderment in this moment
Journey round and repeat again.

(c) Lisa Moralee McLardy

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My day of reflection

During my day of reflection I found a storybook
Filled with pastimes and anecdotes.
It reminded me of the way words used to
Express my world

The words have been dormant
Misplaced in a whirlwind
Just waiting for an opportunity

During my day of reflection I turned the pages
Absorbed and intrigued.
In-between the lines I found the words
Waiting for an opportunity
I discovered a storybook yet to be
A reflection of rediscovered passion
A record of pastimes and anecdotes

Cherish Life’s Chimes

Ten thousand stories I have to tell

Some things I picked up around a wishing well
I heard ten different stories a thousand times
Little tips on know how and to cherish life’s chimes

They said it’s life it’s the way it goes
Sometimes you get it right
Sometimes you don’t know
Just put on a smile
Go with the flow
Put one foot ahead
Find a way to go

You know it’s love when your heart breaks
You can’t help sometimes from being late
Sift through the keepers and lose the fakes
Hold on to mementos from picnics by the lake

They said it’s life it’s the way it goes
Sometimes you get it right
Sometimes you don’t know
Just put on a smile
Go with the flow
Put one foot ahead
Find a way to go

Find a hobby that will keep you sane
Don’t watch lightning through the windowpane
Jump on a pile of leaves you’ve raked
Stop holding on to things that hate
Dance in the city in the pouring rain
Remember it’s okay to tear the pain

They said it’s life it’s the way it goes
Sometimes you get it right
Sometimes you don’t know
Just put on a smile
Go with the flow
Put one foot ahead
Find a way to go

Just do what you do
Go with the flow
Put on a smile
Find a way to go

(c) Lisa Moralee McLardy