Near

when I’m far away ~ home is how you sing my name ~ on a rainy day —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

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Prisoner

then you sang to me ~ that old rocking melody ~ about hard times past —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Popularity

difficult because ~ I am truthful not neutral ~ a price I will pay —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Southern snow

string these words through me ~ wrap me in their warm blanket ~ on a winter’s night —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Plain Jane

not for you to know ~ where I walk and where I stay ~ my choices abide —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Alias

when I change my name ~ the rules no longer apply ~ imagination —© Lize Bard 2 Haiku out of Africa

Observation

writing poetry ~ we compose the perfect days ~ and we watch the birds —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa