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Smell The Coffee

Wake up and Smell the Coffee; Poems, Short stories, Bite-size news- old and new .....Because I Have a Voice!

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And the Winner Is……

Cerulean blue skies no longer in despair, embrace the edge of summer A wistful frost dies- giving way to joyous spring as a beaming sun triumphs ©Vivian Zems Real Toads - Get Listed Day 19



A glimpse of you and my heart is hurled beyond skies somersaulting once and twice more before speeding down aiming true for my core ©Vivian Zems (#Fibonacci) Real Toads - Write here. Write now Day 18  

Let’s Pretend

Let's pretend that in the journey of self discovery There's a promised land in the middle of the sea The eroded road of experience leads to the edge of destiny Beyond this is a sea of emotions ever so untrustworthy... Continue Reading →


There he is- resplendent in his black and tan coat -aware of his handsomeness He poses for the camera -giving me-first, one profile then the other as if doing me a great favour I click dutifully on my camera -anxious... Continue Reading →

My Reward

Driving back from work, I glance in my rear-view mirror, and catch a most wondrous sight. A setting sun bathed in an orange glow. Surreptitious looks - like snapshots give me perspective and depth. I'm a collector of moments -... Continue Reading →

Hop Away!

Hop! hop! forward from one big square to the next one such was the cute game of hopscotch would I could do this with problems -just hop on out! ©Vivian Zems (#Fibonacci) Real Toads- It's All  Fun and Games Day... Continue Reading →

A Leafless Tree

Natsume Sōseki (1867-1916), born Natsume Kinnosuke, was a Japanese novelist of the Meiji period (1868–1912). He is best known for his novels Kokoro, Botchan, I Am a Cat and his unfinished work Light and Darkness. He was also a scholar... Continue Reading →

Light of The World

first shaft of sunlight daffodils preen haughtily lifting my spirits ©Vivian Zems Carpe Diem Haiku Kai- Spring Retreat "Light of the World" Day 16


"So hot the struggle for a spot that it is won" A quote from The Ballad Of The Proverbs - François Villon Life- with its backhand slaps with its flashes of brilliance with its combat boots -isn't for the faint... Continue Reading →

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