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Wisdom’s Trajectory

From my window at the top of the hill I observe the once vibrant city whose streets were ruled by Wisdom She gathered her people and gave them counsel until they sought their own wisdom She was like a tree... Continue Reading →

Naturally Speaking

As birds fly and fish swim so can drops of knowledge join puddles of understanding without detour maintaining a good attitude with steadfast faith and patience until an ocean of Wisdom is born © Vivian Zems The Sunday Muse #118

Wisdom’s Lessons

Beneath rich blue skies wisdom exonerates time from theft It’s not what time took but it’s what it left behind It’s the maturity of imagining what it’s like to be unbreakable be remarkable This... is what wisdom teaches those... Continue Reading →

Well-made Beds

“Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.”  ― Allen Ginsberg if beds are made with more care... Continue Reading →

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    

Love’s Recipe

(#Senryu) Wisdom in all thoughts Understanding the love shared Knowing each other Copyright 2017- Vivian Zems Inspired by Rotimi Elijah's Post: Love Is Important- But Not Enough Senryu (also called human haiku) is an unrhymed Japanese verse consisting of three unrhymed lines of... Continue Reading →

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