Recall

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

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Right here

in this quiet place ~ in a corner of our hearts ~ poetry is born — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Listen

those deaf to silence ~ will not understand the words ~ born from our silence — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa — Photo: Namibia 2017/01

Devoted

not wasting our words ~ on the silences we share ~ doting on stillness — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa — Photo: Scania 2018/08

Arousing

we’re stirring awake ~ waters that used to be still ~ from furthest oceans — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Betty’s Bay, South Africa; July 2018

these are our mind-songs ~ music that moves us to stillness ~ in a world of noise — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Sheltered

in still seclusion ~ you whisper my favourite songs ~ perfect melodies — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa