the tree's shadow

rest and peace

looking out

on a lazy day

 

tranquil space, spangled light

green shades

 

an army of snapdragons

advancing to the eastern coffee front

 

my childhood memories

summer days,

swatting flies.

Innocence.

 

I stood in the tree’s

shadow but called it

shade instead

 

the joining of two lives

pure joy

 

inspiring the calm

before the storm,

 

creating the peace

and tranquility

not to conform