The wind blows a reminder
of Eucalyptus trees growing tall
in Berkeley on drought
scorched hills

Thirsty for sageness I walked
the grounds of dorms
a chapel on the hill
silent guardian

Observation of seekers only
spending time within
solid stucco walls
soul scrutinized

Revealing only a conundrum
harnessed to me a mother
accused as a daughter
fettered sister

Yearning for only peace
children serendipitous
a mother without pain
brother a panacea

© 2016 Renee Espriu

You can read Renee’s bio HERE.

3 thoughts on “Eucalyptus Trees

Discussion is welcome! Thank you ...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s