Zero

finding our freedom ~ if nothing belongs to us ~ then we can let go —© 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

Fancy-free

imagine the sky ~ imagine being a child ~ playing amongst clouds — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

For once

I don’t want to feel ~ the burden of expectancy ~ I just want to be — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Blue gulls

like a caged seagull ~ when I cannot share my thoughts ~ then you set me free — © 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

Not seeing

Asimbonanga ~ my friend across the ocean ~ until you are free — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Autonomy

you give me freedom ~ to explore nooks and crannies ~ of a brand new world — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Thank you for …

allowing my flaws ~ permitting me to get lost ~ gathering my bits — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Intrepid

there can’t be freedom ~ when fear imprisons the mind ~ so best dare to fly — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

In-mates

pair of prisoners ~ being captured by this bond ~ giving such freedom — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Stark truths

Africa shouting ~ against past injustices ~ should we best whisper? — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Release

finding dragonflies ~ chasing our dreams together ~ then letting them go — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

If . . .

if I could craft time ~ to spend a moment with you ~ I will let it go — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Solo

travelling alone ~ allows for freedom of thought ~ and flawless mind flights — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Flying

over the sand dune ~ across the deep blue ocean ~ our spirits roam free — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Opinions

completely different ~ kindly individual ~ the way we see things — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Poetry

language of our hearts ~ captured by the flow of words ~ without restriction — 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

Wasteland

my heart’s wilderness ~ used to running free from ties ~ being pruned and tamed — © 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

Travelling vs living

some travel the world ~ never living anywhere ~ fear holding them back


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Your poetry

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


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Synchronicity

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


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Boundless

transcending borders ~ with all of what I adore ~ a wanderer’s heart


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Being

poetry of life ~ our freedom and dignity ~ found in solitude


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@ Haiku out of Africa

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Ensnared

trapped within your words ~ I have nothing left to say ~ our silence prevails


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Time

if I could craft time ~ to spend a moment with you ~ I will let it go


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Unchained

no one can dictate ~ where a poet’s words come from ~ our minds roaming free


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Unsuppressed

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


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Liberation

though our hearts are bound ~ we will not enslave our souls ~ to confined spaces


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Dictums

always grappling with ~ convenient conventions ~ caging us apart


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Voyagers

global trevellers ~ our eyes rove the horizon ~ for our destiny


 

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@ Haiku out of Africa

Unaffected

slipping from my pen ~ without pretence or control ~ a river of thoughts


 

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@ Haiku out of Africa

Take wing

there can’t be freedom ~ when fear imprisons your soul ~ so best dare to fly


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About this blog

when I change my name ~ the rules no longer apply ~ imagination


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Little one

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


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Flight

in our wanderings ~ we are collecting our dreams ~ then we give them flight


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@ Haiku out of Africa

Free connection

like gossamer twine ~ some bonds are invisible ~ give freedom to fly


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City dweller

when evening dawns ~ I yearn for the open veld ~ wind against my skin


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Disentangle

tumbling through my thoughts ~ itinerant in my mind ~ I’m releasing you


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Flying

over the sand dune ~ across the deep blue ocean ~ my spirit flies free


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Release

like a caged seagull ~ when I cannot share my thoughts ~ then you set me free


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Interruption

in the deep blue night ~ dreams can drift forever free ~ sunrise interrupts


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