Joy

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

Florist

a sky of roses ~ lies defenceless in your hands ~ thriving on your touch — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Yarn

slumber catching up ~ with the burnt-out filament ~ of a splendid day — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Adrift

like a floating gull ~ drifting on the ocean’s breeze ~ happy to just be — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

All in a day

story of our lives ~ tragedy and comedy ~ so we laugh and cry — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Beaming

the sun throws a ray ~ of bright yellow happiness ~ towards us each day — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Ambivalence

this sad happiness ~ a secret world opening ~ unexpectedly — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Glee

our human laughter ~ rings across the centuries ~ may it ring for more — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Knotted

when we find ourselves ~ tied in such a pleasing way ~ time no longer weighs — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

April day

the delicate touch ~ of autumn on the Highveld ~ today’s little joy — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Pleated

the smiling wrinkles ~ at the corners of your eyes ~ each a memory — Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Delight

this is finding bliss ~ in ordinary places ~ because we are there


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

Options

such a simple choice ~ to follow the joy of life ~ even in tough times — Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

I hear you

I listen to you ~ the depth of your pain and joy ~ holding you so dear


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

Tears of joy

hundred violins ~ a thousand voices singing ~ tears roll down her face


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

Along the way

on our way to death ~ we should play and laugh and sing ~ make each moment count


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa