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Zugzwang

I have a question for the universe; I ask why it's so easy to forgive others and yet difficult to forgive oneself Olive branches from olive trees need deeper roots for forgiveness to flow ...or a spiritual zugzwang ensues ©Vivian... Continue Reading →

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‘Victims’

Blame, to me - is a lifeline for lovers of victimhood "It’s not our fault- it's theirs!"..they bleat as chaos escorts them in the streets "Forgive us!"….isn’t a phrase you’ll ever hear neither coming from their lips nor tapping on... Continue Reading →

The Atonement

I sip slowly from the cup of forgiveness and savour its sweet nectar as it coats my tongue -releasing words of kindness It flows through my core into my heart unlocking chambers of love -releasing ghosts of yester wars summoning... Continue Reading →

Utopian Wishes

Utopia... I think this only exists in those short flashes in life- only captured in moments.  That’s  why we ought to treasure precious moments because there’s always a challenge around the corner. Here’s my take on utopia..... There must be... Continue Reading →

A Cry from the Mist

Hurtling through nightmares yet plodding towards dreams praying for a miracle while locking up forgiveness (and throwing away the key) Trampling on compassion while discarding common sense 'Tis the chaos of the world as I see it 'Tis what makes... Continue Reading →

Weapons for Life

I speak often of life being violent -how it slaps and kicks and is ever ready to trip But I’ve changed my perspective It’s not how hard you’re hit It’s more about the strength of your inner core the bulking... Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela International Day

Let’s paint a picture of life’s scheme laced with kindness of spirits buoyed by patience and humility Picture this utopia
 Let’s take it further Imagine one who forgives ...looking beyond  ills to lift his nation’s spirits He pulled heaven closer... Continue Reading →

Ink that Flames

She dares anyone to tell her she's 'worthless' - such a constant refrain in her life that for awhile she mistook it for her actual name She now finds salvation in ink that flows -refusing to replace said ink with... Continue Reading →

Aim High

( A Fibonacci Poem) This Loop Repeats Itself oft Love, hate, forgiveness  Why cant we stop at the first one? Copyright © 2017 Vivian Zems (image by Dark-gio)

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