Step-by-step

all our wanderings ~ collecting dreams one by one ~ and giving them wings —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Elapsed

in forgotten dreams ~ I still hear your silent voice ~ your hands fly like birds — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Taking flight

it is an idea ~ the sensations we create ~ it is nothing more — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Safe

you may now let go ~ I promise I will catch you ~ flying to the moon — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Joy

when your eyes take flight ~ across never-never days ~ it’s my mind’s delight — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Savouring

bringing such delight ~  the bright seagulls of our minds ~ when our thoughts take flight — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

En route

on this little path ~ your heart lightly touching mine ~ our minds might take flight — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Destination

where do we fly to ~ when there are no distractions ~ when it’s only us? — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Soaring

on a seagull’s glide ~ days afloat in our footprints ~ nights shaped in our hands — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa — Photo: Hermanus 2018/07

Daunting

scary they may be ~ but the beauty of the flight ~ inspires the leap — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa — Photo: Walvisbay 2017/01

Poetry

capturing our thoughts ~ words dancing across the page ~ before they take flight — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa — Photo: Malmö 2016/09

Nest

through seven windows ~ we look at the world below ~ and grow wings to fly — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa — Photo: Barcelona 2018/09

Incantations

in those silent spells ~ I don’t want to read your words ~ but will fly with you — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Spell

water like velvet ~ your voice on a cloudless night ~ flying in moonlight — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Scattered

we stand in the sun ~ with our dreams strewn in the wind ~ hoping they’ll fly back — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Gliding

on a windless day ~ blue reflections float away ~ while gulls drift and play — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Boundless

there are no boundaries ~ to the mind’s imaginings ~ to the distance flown — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Schmetterling

let us fly away ~ to a land filled with strange fowls ~ and rainbow feathers — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Too brief

time flies like a gull ~ when we travel seven seas ~ and the oceans too — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Plunging

I take flight above ~ while you fight the fierce dragon ~ of deep emotion — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Words have wings

this our legacy ~ these written words never die ~ allow minds to fly — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Changeling

when I found your soul ~ it was black, bent and broken ~ now your spirit soars — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

With children

we build paper planes ~ chasing them on the green grass ~ cherishing moments — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Rainbird

when joy disappears ~ my soul flies into the clouds ~ where I find your trail — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Homecoming

like a swallow’s flight ~ bringing sunshine to the rain ~ a return to you —­ © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Soaring

in the cloudy sky ~ through the mountains around us ~ hear how silence flies — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Individualism

what is normalcy? ~ each of us a different flight ~ into the dark night — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Return flight

fly into the sun ~ away from cold, ancient stones ~ and this earthly bond — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Fly free

tumbling through my thoughts ~ itinerant in my mind ~ I’m releasing you — Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Defeathered

Icarus’ ego ~ is reflected in your speech ~ flying and falling


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Your poetry

a slave to freedom ~ you tie my heart with your words ~ permitting airlift


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Unique creature

I saw a rare bird ~ one who soars and drifts and thinks ~ t’was your reflection


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Synchronicity

freefall of my mind ~ is safely caught in your hands ~ flying in concert


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Instinct

like a homing dove ~ my impulse to fly to you ~ to break from restraints


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Circumnavigation

I fly your waters ~ you navigate my landscape ~ exploring the clouds


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Unsuppressed

free from all bondage ~ we drift on wings of dreaming ~ listening for space


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Kew Gardens: London, September 2017

I want to show you ~ a garden of pure delight ~ where minds can take flight


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Floating on air

I am suspended ~ for I have a private moon ~ within which I waft


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Little one

that was the day ~ I didn’t want to stop you ~ wanted you to fly


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Our creation

ardour and airplanes ~ this world we’ve created ~ amongst the white clouds


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Expand

do not fear the leap ~ it is only in mid-air ~ that our wings unfurl


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All set

every now and then ~ we rest on the precipice ~ ready to take flight


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Yielding

when I surrendered ~ you enveloped my fears ~ and let me take flight


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Of a feather

flimsy paper birds ~ we fly amongst life’s clouds ~ sometimes sharing space


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Flights and fights

I take flight above ~ while you fight the fierce dragon ~ of deep emotion


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