Listen

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

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Devoted

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

Splash

usually controlled ~ sometimes my words turn feral ~ my poetry wild — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

From my window: Lund, Sweden: August 2018

a double-ballet ~ of movement, words and music ~ city to city — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Near

I keep on drifting ~ in the echo of your words ~ sensing your presence — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

African child

i’ll give my last words ~ my last tears and my last pain ~ to lift your sorrow — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa

Ride

spinning away ~ in a roundabout of rare words ~ floating on thin air — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa