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Falling …. And Rising

. "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Nelson Mandela Though the graveyards are full and the city dumps are full and my mind is so full that thoughts cause... Continue Reading →

Ouch!…or Maybe Not

Hedge 55- a poem in 55 words

Pish Posh

People watching from my window Rain in sheets, black ice in store Pish posh- boots in water Splish splash- cars make showers Stumble grumble- commuters glower Split splat, a fall- then another ©Vivian Zems (#cherita) December Writing Prompts 18/31

No Tears

Dry eyes for dead leaves No joy for the birth of ice Fall waits for winter ©Vivian Zems Haiku Horizons: Ice

Let the Show Begin

Fall is more than just Red and yellow folioles Fall heralds the start Of the year’s final season Curtains part for winter’s show ©Vivian Zems (#Tanka) Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge-Autumn, Leaves synonyms


It's sharp and Crisp Thats what it is When life tackles you With a drop-kick Fall, you must Can't help but Have to Accept defeat But when you fall Fall on your back- The sight  of the sky Will keep you on... Continue Reading →

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