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The Fade of Things

The allure of youth with a beauty that enchants lasts for a season -giving character a chance to reveal its unmasked face ©Vivian Zems Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge # 77 -charm/time synonyms NaPoWriMo -day 1

These Grey Hairs

These little grey hairs were not stimulated by yesterday's difficulties But by the glow of the past adding wisdom to his soul ©Vivian Zems (#Tanka) Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge - renew/fresh synonyms    


Leave a legacy make your life count for something tomorrow's not sure make quantum leap manoeuvres give life your best-ever shot ©Vivian Zems (#Tanka) Colleen's Weekly Tanka Challenge# 72~ breakthrough / movement  synonyms

Snow-Covered Trees

Approaching new year with a certain savoir-faire with dreams of babe leaves stoic trees bear current snow without ill-will or sorrow ©Vivian Zems (#tanka) Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge #64 ~experience /new synonyms

Barren Trees

Where do dead leaves go? now mulch under falling snow daubed in mud and rain barren trees remain silent awaiting promise of spring ©Vivian Zems (#Tanka) Image by Donna Wilson Colleen's weekly poetry challenge #63~cover, precipitation synonyms

Christmas Shopping

Many moons to go Before Christmas comes knocking Snaking through shop aisles In search of perfect stockings Hurry! Christmas is coming ©Vivian Zems Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge-plenty, meander

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

Bright Skies

Darkness holds no fear As skies burst with fireworks Guy Fawkes would be proud ©Vivian Zems (#Haiku) Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge-Fright, Night synonyms  

The Invisible War

  Strange things are afoot Beyond the realms Of our consciousness Beings in conflict Without frailty or exhaustion Good and Evil battle on ©Vivian Zems (#Cherita) Using synonyms 1. odd 2. fight 3. start 4. weak 5. tired MLMM Saturday... Continue Reading →

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