Ask

will you pick a star ~ out of the deep-blue night sky ~ and give it my name? —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

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Recall

sometimes I forget ~ that I’m waiting in the night ~ for my own stillness — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Nightfall

the evening peels ~ away bright colours of day ~ sleep is in blue-grey — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Drifting away

with eyes lightly shut ~ feel the caress of of silence ~ in the deepest night — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Light and dark

when night comes begging ~ with its baggage on its back ~ we escape in dreams — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa — Photo: Durban 2016/04

Spell

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

Leaping

when asleep at night ~ we return to innocence ~ and a fearless love — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa