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Colleens Weekly Poetry Challenge

Treasure Hunt

Beguiled by deep thoughts swimming through your memories Finding  the real you -a soul wrought in purest gold You-as you are meant to be ©Vivian Zems Colleen's Tanka Challenge- bewitch/ treasure synonyms

Not By Bread Alone

How naive of me blind-spotting this sorcery -feasting my mind - full -without tending to my soul, leaving a starving spirit ©Vivian Zems Colleen’s weekly Tanka- magic/green- synonyms "


Don't let life hammer you into blind acceptance Question everything Don't be mesmerised by 'things' they add nothing to your life Rather, be moulded by noble thoughts and goodwill By kindness to all By fanning flames of passion And stomping... Continue Reading →

One Life

  You get but one life to gird your loins with fire You get but one chance to catch that pendulum swing as you smooth that perfect dream ©Vivian Zems Colleen's Tanka Challenge- gather/soft-synonyms only

The Fade of Things

The allure of youth with a beauty that enchants lasts for a season -giving character a chance to reveal its unmasked face ©Vivian Zems Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge # 77 -charm/time synonyms NaPoWriMo -day 1

Being Canny

It's pure ecstasy to run free within my mind shutting out white noise side-stepping anger's pot-holes steering my soul heaven-ward ©Vivian Zems Colleen's Weekly Tanka Challenge #76~joy/fury synonyms dVerse OLN

These Grey Hairs

These little grey hairs were not stimulated by yesterday's difficulties But by the glow of the past adding wisdom to his soul ©Vivian Zems (#Tanka) Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge - renew/fresh synonyms    


Leave a legacy make your life count for something tomorrow's not sure make quantum leap manoeuvres give life your best-ever shot ©Vivian Zems (#Tanka) Colleen's Weekly Tanka Challenge# 72~ breakthrough / movement  synonyms

I Won Something!!!

It was a pleasure taking part in Colleen's Tanka Tuesday last week... and I won Poet of the Week! I'm so encouraged 🙂 🙂  Thanks Colleen!   "Our POET OF THE WEEK is Vivian Zems, from her blog, Smell the Coffee and... Continue Reading →

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