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Seize the Day…All of it!

How easy it is to be swept through a day...to be buried under a tsunami of worries and chores. We each cope differently with this stress..some better than others. I've learned that if I don't harness my mind to gain... Continue Reading →

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The Battlefield

I have a theory about our fears; they're always there, always murmuring- they never seem to go away. Sometimes, they whisper..but oft times they shout- especially when we want to take a step forward into the unknown. The battle never... Continue Reading →

Shackles and Dreams

When I was a prisoner in my mind I used to dream of lifting up my head and one day observing the open sky reaching to feel the sun warming my  face  and tasting rain that’s since lost its poison Those... Continue Reading →

Rise

Rooting around in the basement of the mind brings nothing but misery and pain Buried under old wounds lie bitterness, envy, malice and red rage Stop! Resist! Summon the elevator of your mind and rise ....and rise above that cemetery... Continue Reading →

Promised Land

A seedling grows in the corner of my mind in the promised land ©Vivian Zems Haiku Horizons- Grow

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 →

Out for a Walk

Walking my mind in the park I whisper to her to behave not to stray too far...or people will stare She sniffs inspiration in a hedge and tugs insistently on her leash 'keep it quiet', I whisper and she's off!... Continue Reading →

Mindful

This journey of self-discovery isn't all it's cracked up to be Though my mind finds precious gems of me my heart speaks a different language entirely It speaks rubbish, as far as I can glean, so I move to my... Continue Reading →

It’s The Same

Pain is the payment for that precious thing Pain is the reward for that foolish thing Of mind or of body endorphins sing from hymns sheets- the same Of precious or of foolish seeping through layers clutching nerve endings burning... Continue Reading →

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