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I was watching a youtube video last week, where the actor Terry Crews was reciting the story of his childhood. I was so shocked at what he was saying that I actually dropped my phone! How did Mr Crews know... Continue Reading →

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How I feel after National Poetry Month

A picture speaks a thousand words.

Day 29: The Only Road

I have great respect for those who've 'arrived'. For their journeys must have been filled with intrigue and adventure and they must be filled with the utmost wisdom. Me? I've been on this road  for three years and only now do... Continue Reading →

Day 28: Where Have all the Saints Gone?

Would that words never wore disguises or found the need to lay on lying tongues Would that integrity still had the same cachet and a straight path was the only one of its kind Would that being a person of... Continue Reading →

Day 27: Lothario

When the terrorist of love strikes hearts are too shocked to break ...before they crumble We call this Lothario by a playful name even though cruelty coats that velvet tongue that is so sly as to reach between the bars... Continue Reading →

Day 26: No Words

  ©Vivian Zems #NaPoWriMo 2019- National Poetry Month Challenge [GRIEF] An excerpt from Verses of April

Day 25 : The Liberty of Words

Never before…until now had I appreciated the power of living words that fall- squirming onto paper or glowing screens then crawl through windows unto the canvases of souls where they sing and dance…....forever I never fully appreciated the liberty of... Continue Reading →

Day 24: Spear a Word

I need not journey afar for  weapons of mass destruction I simply incline my ears to the weaponised diction we use on each other to spear and to kill our futures …now that’s where the real tragedy is ©Vivian Zems... Continue Reading →

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]

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