South Africa 10/05/2020

it’s a distant sport ~ give us a little freedom ~ in this crazy world —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 30/04/2020

we want to obey ~ but it’s too draconian ~ without smokes or wine —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Post-covid

can we press reset ~ can we rewind to before ~ can we start again? —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 21/04/2020

the effects are harsh ~ but a uniform away ~ the much needed help —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 12/04/2020

as hunger sets is ~ these are the few lucky ones ~ with two weeks to go —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 08/04/2020

when not giving up ~ is harder for some of us ~ than is imagined —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 05/03/2020

township dilemma ~ mass evacuations planned ~ may no harm be done —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 04/03/2020

the U-turns abound: ~ does it have to be so hard ~ to do the right thing? —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 02/03/2020 am

a vibrant waistcoat ~ does not give you immunity ~ please keep your distance —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

South Africa 01/03/2020

losing the giants ~ on whose shoulders we may stand ~ world a poorer place —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

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

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.

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.

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.

South Africa 27/03/2020 pm

in these chilling times ~ may it be a change for good ~ homeless helped from the streets —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa: Thanking all who place their lives on the line.

South Africa 27/03/2020 am

silent autumn day ~ waking up with sad news of ~ first fatalities —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa: Thanking all who place their lives on the line.

South Africa 26/03/2020

“there will be no dogs” ~ we brace for strict enforcement ~ of the lockdown rules —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa