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Directions Please!

  I whisper the names of  my streets So shy am I, if I could, I'd turn beet On my way home, I skip down but hesitate at the turn off to So shy am I, I stare at my... Continue Reading →


Destiny’s Path

This image -forever sealed in my mind is a metaphor for my path to destiny -there are monsters hidden here- around each corner watchers watch me eerily without sound "Give up!"  mockers jeer so nastily But Dad once told me... Continue Reading →

Promenade at noon….

  I'm serenaded by dizzying scents and the fragrance a new season brings. exhale spring's perfume, inhale even more ©Vivian Zems Carpe Diem Haiku Kai #1415- Perfume of Spring The one-bun is an ultra-short haibun which has just one line... Continue Reading →

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 dVerse OLN 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 →

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