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The Wind

I watched the wind today swished past me raking its fingers through my hair while parting trees and lifting leaves I watched the wind today as it danced past me ..tickling my feet while whispering loudly in my ear... Continue Reading →

Day 13: Offspring

It isn’t in the slowing of the wind or the warming of air Neither is it the encroachment of light or fading of shadows But it is in the deafening silence of a still Spring night that trees give birth... Continue Reading →

Look Away!

too hot to care steaming leaves denude shy trees for a cooling swim ©Vivian Zems MLMM- Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille

Plants and Kisses

  Such is the soil in which we now grow Watered and nurtured, unfettered  Thirstily drinking through roots Bathing in sunshine's kiss Wave leaves in the wind Bowing stems low Honouring Fertile Soil ©Vivian Zems (#Nonet)

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


When I was growing up I always thought that the rain was God crying for us all. Now, I know better- but at the back of my mind this romantic notion still stands. These days, I think of the positives... Continue Reading →


Trees in autumn Doing a gentle strip-tease Shrugging their branches Showing some skin Shedding gold-tipped leaves Trees in autumn Putting on a show Baring all for us to see Readying for a new cloak Waiting for winter's snow (C)- Vivian... Continue Reading →

Nature’s carpet

(#Elfje) Leaves Of orange Nature’s own carpet Settle on green grass Autumn Copyright 2017-Vivian Zems MLMM Saturday mix # Lucky Dip

Autumn’s Here

(#Haiku) Green leaves fade away Autumn brings yellows and browns Crisp air seals the deal   Copyright- 2017 Vivian Zems ~Daily Haiku Challenge~day 325/365

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