Paris morning

a double-ballet ~ of movement, words and music ~ city to city —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Gay Paris

early summer’s day ~ laying laughing in the grass ~ forgetting all cares —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Paris, France: June 2018

minds in long ago ~ bodies in the here and now ~ an old city lived —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Look up

Parisian skies ~ today there is blue in your grey ~ and still gazes shared —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Rivers

eyes rowing upstream ~ trying to find a twinned soul ~ ’till they rest in you —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Europe

on these cobbled streets ~ your mind wandered into mine ~ and then I knew you —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

As time goes by

then you were my world ~ now you’re just a random thought ~ catching me off guard —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

In circles

I dreamt of Toulouse ~ of writing to you from there ~ a roundabout dance — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa — Photo: Toulouse 2016/06

Perspectives: Paris, France; June 2018

writing from Paris ~ that there is a different way ~ of seeing the world — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

In Paris

I saw an old man ~ on his journey without hope ~ travelling in peace — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Paris post

these quaint old lampposts ~ have witnessed many stories ~ of dreams lived and lost — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Spiralling

the favourite part ~ is to get lost in the words ~ of a thousand thoughts — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Louvre: Paris, June 2018

a dream is captured ~ where thousands were borne before ~ of a fleeting youth — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Spectres

green on grey on blue ~ shadows playing on my mind ~ mirrored in a gaze — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

From my window: Paris, France, June 2018

coincidences ~ all simply came together ~ to capture a day — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Paris: June 2018

sit solitary ~ Sunday morning at the Seine ~ stillness drifting by — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Merry-go-round

I dreamt of Toulouse
of writing to you from there
a roundabout dance


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Toulouse, France: July 2016

as I walk your streets ~ in summer sunshine sublime ~ all else falls away


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Paris artist: July 1999

the dirt on his feet ~ from walking on Paris streets ~ paints my portrait


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Bastille day tears

the horror of it

obliterated by hate

loss immeasurable


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The Venus of l’Abri Pataud: June 2016

washed out in a storm

your beauty shyly revealed

for the world to see


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From my window: Toulouse July 2016

summer swallows glide

against the slow-drifting clouds

over pink clay roofs


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