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Imbued with a natural beauty -without armour -without longevity of life -with no assurance of safety .....,the butterfly is still mightier with its twelve thousand eyes compared with my two hiding behind my shield   © Vivian Zems Sunday Muse... Continue Reading →

Drink You In

Eyes drinking in eyes Stars fall from open heavens Just the two of us ©Vivian Zems Carpe  Diem Haiku Kai #1324 Inspired by Paulo Coelho: [...] “Let yourself get carried away by the night from time to time. Look up... Continue Reading →

Pain Will Out

Her heart screams in pain It's cries go unheard Buried deep within Several layers of skin Muffled with stuffing Sealed firmly in place Cries become dull echoes Faint tingles in her toes Having the last say Her pain worms it's... Continue Reading →

Inner Beauty

[...] "Outer beauty is inner beauty made visible, and it manifests itself in the light that flows from our eyes". [...] (Source: Manuscript Found In Accra - Paulo Coelho) A beauty within Hinted by beauty without It's in the eyes ©Vivian... Continue Reading →

An Ode to Blinders

We only See the things We want to see Surviving  and breathing with blinders on Unwilling to look under layers formed Weak spots on show Concealed by Blinders Worn ©Vivian Zems (#Tetractys) Frank is hosting at dVerse poets pub today.... Continue Reading →

A River in Egypt

A ghost of a smile Detached from those haunted eyes Mind in denial (C)- Vivian Zems  (#Senryu) Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Tuesday Challenge No. 54: GHOST & HAUNT  

Sense of Touch

(#Haiku) Silkiness of skin Through the eyes of my fingers Seeing  your blood sing (C)-Vivian Zems   Ronovan Writes Weekly #169

My Windows

Gaze Out Through The windows of My soul, enticed by things Taking me away from my goal Greedily believing I want them all Don't look too hard at lofty things Summoning the Moxie As eyes flicker Flitting Gaze Copyright ©... Continue Reading →

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