Assets

I can shed my tears ~ I can laugh against your chest ~ fall into your strength — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Township humour

women’s soft laughter ~ coming from the village well ~ where their men are shared — © 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

Glee

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

Comicality

life is a mocker ~ laughing at our dire efforts ~ best to laugh along — Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

‘L’

alliteration ~ the letters laugh on the leaf ~ then lie lazily — Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Composed

so peaceful your voice ~ I only know your laughter ~ not your other face — 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