Kalahari

naked like water ~ its ephemeral beauty ~ washes over us —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

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From my window: Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, November 2018

mercury gliding ~ through the many shades of grey ~ almost eternal —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Child

you will drift from me ~ like a wild seed in the wind ~ finding your way back —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Aspirations

legends remind us ~ of firebirds and rainbirds ~ of who we could be —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Dancer

behind a bruised word ~ behind a heart that is locked ~ I found you hiding —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Appreciation

an empty canvas ~ intensity of silence ~ this journey of ours —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Tasting

dancing on the tongue ~ the peachy pink of salmon ~ deep black-olive nights —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa