South Africa 31/03/2020 am

three pensioners die ~ because they still have to queue ~ for their social grants —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Bygone era

throughout the decade ~ we’ve been so wise and prudent ~ yet fearless to boot —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 30/03/2020 am

tired and concerned ~ sad responsibility ~ on leader-shoulders —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa: Thanking all who place their lives on the line.

Home

rain on a tin roof ~ dry red dust between my toes ~ child of Africa —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 29/03/2020 am

can we curb the spread ~ with rubber bullets flying ~ in the face of fear? —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa: Thanking all who place their lives on the line.

Spark

flames of a fire ~ eternal for a moment ~ then the cold sets in —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 28/03/2020

most unequal world ~ when lockdown priority ~ is simply water —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa: Thanking all who place their lives on the line.