On Watch.

Dsc02480by Michelle Seyner01 Feb 2014

They weather every storm with grace and flair,
face the seasons with branches crowned or bare

with quiet pride they stand guardian, unperturbed,
and watch the comings and goings of this world.

By root and branch they teach us to stand tall
watching the arrival and departure of us all.

1 February 2014.
Michelle Seyner.