Keep Her Breathin’ – Vivian Zems (Smell the Coffee)

A pregnant world screams
as empathy rides through cities
buoyed by indignation
while ignoring sophistication
and savoir faire

A heavy world screams
as her labour groans
cause scales to fall away
from blinded eyes
unstopping ears along the way

An expectant world screams
while we coax her to keep breathin’
as the raw truth is born

 ©Vivian Zems online at:

Poets and Storytellers-“Breathin’”- by Ariana Grande- hosted by Sanaa Rizvi

Published by grumpygorman

I am a Social Worker by day and an artist/writer by night. I use the written word in an attempt to make sense of the secret worlds and dysfunctional dynamics that lurk beneath the facades of our daily interactions. I am not sure how my writing styles are characterized, nor am I overly concerned about it. I am immensely enthusiastic about music and often connect better with songs than I do people. I also have an intense appreciation for quality wines and whiskies, frequently consuming them in excess. I like things that smell good and struggle to manage the symptoms of a life-long relationship with depression. So, why "grumpygorman"? Spend some time here and find out...

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