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For My Soul

If I could live again I'd trade my tears for perfect laughter I'd negotiate for peace at every turn I'd barter my transgressions for flames of glory I'd strike a deal with Charon himself I'd pay a huge ransom -to... Continue Reading →

The Birth of Zen

with trade and barter faith travels along borders birthing Zen ©Vivian Zems Carpe Diem Haiku Kai # 1377-Buddhism finds its way along the Silk Road The transmission of Buddhism to China via the Silk Road began in the 1st century... Continue Reading →

The Levant

on heaven's pathway trading faiths and life goals God in disguise ©Vivian Zems Carpe Diem Haiku Kai  #1374 The Levant The Levant (part of the Silk Road) has been described as the "crossroads of western Asia, the eastern Mediterranean, and... Continue Reading →

Chang’an (Northern Route)

city of peace serenaded by mountains perfumed in saffron ©Vivian Zems Carpe Diem Haiku Kai #1361 Chang'an (Northern Route)

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