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Wondrous Tears

I revel in the wonder of tears that fall - right as rain unto fresh cut meadows not caring if they were born  of  deep joy or many sorrows I’m awed at the tranquil vibe of the exhausted sigh  carried... 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 →


 “At four in the morning my body bumped against the ceiling” from North American Image Cycle in The Shape of the Journey   Let me tell you a secret of a peace  that is little known It swells with euphoria                                filling your... Continue Reading →

A Far Better Friend

Where is happiness, my fair-weather friend? Here today, gone tomorrow Almost gone for good in the midst of sorrow Where is happiness my disloyal friend? Quick to flee when one disagrees You shout, "Sayonara!" at the first sign of palaver... Continue Reading →

Courageous Heart

This internal chaos that runs wild in your mind This generating your own white noise It must be so painful and even more exhausting Your life is a gift that matters and worth every moment of joy be courageous put... Continue Reading →

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

I Am Woman

Happy International Women's Day! I am Woman hear me tell you tales of joy and sorrow Hear me counsel kings and queens of tomorrow Hear me scream nations into being Watch me suckle soldiers of the future I give birth... Continue Reading →

Southern Flight

Icy winds bite Birds' bound flight south Alight in warmth Nightingales sing Such tunes spring forth Some things spell life ©Vivian Zems (#Than Bauk) The Than Bauk form is a three-line poem with four syllables each, featuring rhymes in kind... Continue Reading →

Yesterday’s Gone

I have a feeling of déjà-vu writing this. However, try as I might, I can't remember where I've alluded to this same topic in the past. So, at the risk of repeating myself, here goes: Owning a pet has taught... Continue Reading →

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