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Hidden Fear

Why am I in this nightmare? Fear, when did you show up? Did you hear the rustling in my heart ? Why do you hide? Is it because you've changed your face? Or are you now a trapped bird in... Continue Reading →


Blessed Failure

(#Shadorma) Death summons With soft seduction It toughens She  stiffens She resists, wanting to live Her better option Copyright- 2017 Vivian Zems (The Shadorma is a Spanish poetic form made up of a stanza of six lines (sestet)  with no... Continue Reading →

In the Grip of Life

(#Haibun) Poetry to me, is  ethereal. It is a voice - but not that of my mind. It doesn't appear to come from reasoning or deduction, but is an echo of my soul. Time and again I'm drawn to the... Continue Reading →

Life’s Mission

(# Tanka) The power of life Lies in losing fear of death Nothing else matters Except answering your call While your heart keeps beating on Copyright - 2017 Vivian Zems Imaginary Garden with Real Toads- Weekend Mini-Challenge: Juice    ... Continue Reading →

Just Chillin’…

(#Acrostic) Relaxing in your embrace Enveloped in your arms Stealing small kisses Telling you that I love you Now for Good Copyright -2017 Vivian Zems  Weekend Writing Prompt #20-Resting

No U-turns

(#Cinqain) Ago In the distance Setting life to 'forwards' To look back is to recreate The past Copyright -2017 Vivian Zems  Daily post :Recreate

Lunch Time!

(#Tau ku) The Falcon hovering It's prey..... Soon to become an offering Copyright - Vivian Zems  Mick's Short Form Poetry Challenge #1 Theme: Rare breeds Tau ku: 3 linee tercet, using syllables 6,2,8


A monster in temper Rearing to unleash in anger Girding it's loins with the wind As skies roar A coiled spring Not waiting Not caring Growing stronger A leviathan Claiming it's prize Copyright - 2017 - Vivian Zems  For Bjorn’s Meet... Continue Reading →


Waiting at the sea shore Lamp held aloft Waiting for her soul mate Of him, she wants more In the distance, she sees him Rowing towards her light The chasm between them Not her only fright Her tether holds her... Continue Reading →

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