Namaqualand

over the bleak flats ~ Namaqualand sprouts colour ~ that discerns no bounds — Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

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South Africa: February 2018

deep sigh of relief ~ cautiously optimistic ~ singing in parliament  — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

The obtuse X-president

what have I done wrong? ~ you have raped, lied and looted ~ with your bankrupt soul —© Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Kalahariland

on this wide landscape ~ the earth folds back on herself ~ to protect her heart


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

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At peace

blue mountains folding ~ their peacefulness around us ~ breathing in stillness


© Lize Bard @ https://wandererhaiku.wordpress.com/

Illusions

barefoot in the rain ~ Johannesburg’s streets scorching ~ we were never free


© Lize Bard @ https://wandererhaiku.wordpress.com/

What’s left of Rooipoort

here you went to school ~ here you made a love promise ~ a lifetime ago


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa