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Bella donna

Atropa belladonna, commonly known as belladonna or deadly nightshade, is a herbaceous plant in the nightshade family Solanaceae, which includes tomatoes, potatoes, and eggplant. Before the Middle Ages, it was used as an anaesthetic for surgery; the ancient Romans used it as a poison (the wife of... Continue Reading →

Not An Angel

(#Haibun) Mushrooms. I'm not a great fan. Despite my best efforts, I've never developed a taste for them. It's autumn now and I see several mushrooms in woodlands whilst walking the dog. It's quite a Coincidence I'm researching mushrooms today- because... Continue Reading →

No U-turns

(#Cinqain) Ago In the distance Setting life to 'forwards' To look back is to recreate The past Copyright -2017 Vivian Zems  Daily post :Recreate

Why Love MUST be Blind

I firmly believe God has designed  Love to be blind He gives us grace To handle the pace He gives us hope For slippery slopes He knows the strife In the Carousel of life Wants us to have faith And not... Continue Reading →

Tasty Morsel

Warm kiss Edible lips Wandering hearts entwined Turning away from the abyss Cherished Copyright © 2017 Vivian Zems (A Cinqain Poem) Cinqain Poetry Explained  A cinquain poem is a verse of five lines that do not rhyme.  Each line has a set... Continue Reading →

Lie To Me

Love it or hate it, we all want honesty. I was intrigued by the stories surrounding Jay Z's new album, 4:44. I haven't heard it yet, but he's purported to have confessed all his transgressions  to his wife and the... Continue Reading →

Word Artistry

 (Haiku) Quill over parchment Hovering, waiting for more Words begin streaming Quill moves fast, chasing said words Behold! A picture! Copyright © 2017 Vivian Zems

Worth Anything??

  What are you worth? Are you valuable? You tell me Are you more precious Than diamonds? You tell me Are you Tethered to your fears? You tell me How can I tell Even for a spell That you value... Continue Reading →

Tunnel Vision

Blind to the things I lack Grateful for the things I have   Tunnel vision Narrow path leads To contentment Wide angle vision Breeds resentment  Dash to gratitude  Raise your altitude Perspective change Reduce vision range Makes you Ignore the... Continue Reading →

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