Smell The Coffee

Wake Up!



The Waiting Room

There’s much I wait for: ⁃ a sharp razor that'll cut a tree ⁃ an axe with its immense strength to cut my hair ⁃ common sense to thread it’s way into politics ⁃ kindly lawyers who waive their bills... Continue Reading →

Playing for Time

Nervously biting my nails and tapping my left foot impatiently while staring at the clock of time…..these qualities are so not me. Is it a blessing or curse to be imbued with patience? That, I can never tell. Some would... Continue Reading →


This is how I feel when overwhelmed with hunger I cradle my food Inhaling its luscious scent kissing and caressing it Stretching this moment keeping my chow nice and warm Please, do not judge me If this meal were your... Continue Reading →

I Wait…

A knife makes its way into the pocket of a boy There's trouble in the streets I wait A gun makes its way into the knapsack of another boy He's headed for school I wait In a land far way... Continue Reading →

Prolonged Agony

Phone Stays silent Hoping against hope Swimming  in deafening silence  Call ©Vivian Zems (#Elfje) November Writing Prompts  Micropoetry Month #4

Blog at

Up ↑