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An Unreliable Lover

I aim to shatter the illusion  of the quality of money’s embrace -no matter its finesse  Even as a masterful lover it has no empathy for your cri de coeur -its catalogue littered with broken hearts ...marked by the brevity... Continue Reading →

Moment of Tangency

Fragile eyelashes flicker like whispering butterflies as I sway on the veranda to the close beat of my heart's cantata pupils dilate at your image though unknown is your visage sultry glances I throw never for you to know in... Continue Reading →

The Walls (short prose)

The air hangs heavy with words  unspoken. Even the walls groan in agony. They've  heard sadness, witnessed tears and winced at raised voices.... Finish the story in Tales in Teacups ©Vivian Zems MLMM,  photo challenge #196 Image: Charlotte Gonzalez

The Big Sleep

When I go How will I know? Will my life flash before me? Timor mortis conturbat me Closing my eyes For the final time Will regrets come to plague me? Timor mortis conturbat me The hope I keep Is that... Continue Reading →

Love Eternal

  Skipping through wheat fields Lovers from the after-life Reaper paid in full (C)- Vivian Zems  (#Haiku) MLMM -Heeding haiku with Chèvrefeuille 

A Tale of Two Stories

She is the devil in someone's  story Yet a saint in someone else's tale To some her heart is hard glass Yet strangers feel soft cotton Wicked, she is perceived  Her kindness she hides Who to believe?  You make up... Continue Reading →

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