If I wrote a poem as lovely as

the mesmerising depth of your eyes

and the heady scent of your essence

I’d soon be lost in the quick sand

of emotions – an ocean from which many

return with their heads unscrewed

I prefer the terra- firma of facts and figures – that don’t stretch their tentacles

to my ever-hidden heart

©Vivian Zems

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