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Vivian Zems

Mum, author and dentist is how I describe myself. I love creating pictures from words. Sometimes a painter, other times a weaver- words are my tool; trying to create something beautiful. When I was nine, my dad introduced me to audio books. I was hooked. With his guidance, I fell into a world where words became life simply by weaving them together. So here I am, living out my passion- reading and writing! Enjoy the ride with me 😁😁

DAY 23: My Cup

Because of the poetry I sip you cannot see me shaking with the fear I swallowed ©Vivian Zems #NaPoWriMo 2019- National Poetry Month Challenge [SHAKE]


DAY 22 : Ink in Her Veins

Fortune serendipity providence happenstance lady Luck?.......Who knew the twist of fate that kept the dark fog away as she ran forward down a path ......illuminated by the ink in her veins ©Vivian Zems #NaPoWriMo 2019- National Poetry Month Challenge [FORTUNE]... Continue Reading →

Blink… and you’ll miss it!

It's been a roller-coaster of a weekend end with Lift Off! riding the Amazon algorithm wave. Yesterday saw Lift Off! on the Amazon bestseller list at #3... then#2.... (position 348 in the entire kindle store) AND NOW, #1!! 😱😱. As... Continue Reading →

Day 21: A Note to My Children

Promise:  to love yourself more than anyone says they love you to speak up if things don't appear true to quash a quarrel before it starts to brew and whatever the time...always do you   ©Vivian Zems #NaPoWriMo 2019- National... Continue Reading →

Quick!- before it disappears!

I'm thrilled beyond words to say that Lift Off! has hit the the Amazon Best Seller List! Oscar Wilde: the Complete Collection is No.1, with Lisa Shea's Romantic Love Poems at No. 2. I'm not sure how it happened and... Continue Reading →

A Publishing Experiment : the story so far……

For National Poetry Month,  I began an exercise-or an experiment- to see how challenging it would be to write, format, edit  and publish a poetry book comprising 30 poems- all in one month! Make no mistake, every step I'm taking... Continue Reading →

Day 20: Volcano

The adjective ‘unperfect’ is the same as imperfect and has practically dropped out of favour...but it's still a word. it wasn’t perfection she was after not even extremely good manners and wasn't bothered with education she thought unperfect was fine anything would... Continue Reading →

The Gulf

the scorching passion of a thousand flaming suns can't propel me to where my first sorry tale was spun where bucking wild horses failed to meet my eye and deeply buried secrets-under wraps just lie where an impassable gulf is... Continue Reading →

Day 19: My Nosy Muse

My muse knows that lying hidden in my heart are the secret words that howl cry laugh and scream with the purest clarity ......that's why I keep her penned between my fingers ©Vivian Zems #NaPoWriMo 2019- National Poetry Month Challenge... Continue Reading →

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