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My homage to the continent of Africa, which stands for more than monkeys and misery- eight haikus


 


 


Merciless desert


Dark shade rocks, sands to the end

Crescent, sparkling stars


 

Sun-kissed palm groves

Sweet smell soil fertility

The pyramids loom


 

Lush shades of green, breeze

Gently embraces red sandstone

Antilopes roam free


 

Dark dense canopy

Night elephant forest trails

Leopard's eye blinks fierce


 

Dark rivers silk sky

Water thunders, ocean spray

Bacalao shoal bliss


 

Born out of clay dust

Happy red night life and beer

Unleashed city joy


 

Music and danse

Vibrate through a starry night

Smoke of grilled fish


 

Sweet Congo woman

Fire blazes between your legs

Heroism and smile


 

(c) 2004 by Franz L Kessler

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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 2/23/2004
Great photo, great write.
Reviewed by Lori Moore 2/23/2004
These are great!
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 2/23/2004
Incredible imagery, a colorful delight to read.
Reviewed by Tarek Hassan 2/22/2004
Fresh and diffirent feel of Africa. Africa so needs this creative richness and freshness from people like you. Well done.

Tarek Ali Hassan
Reviewed by Candy T (Reader) 2/22/2004
good one (just dance)
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 2/21/2004
These were excellent haiku's! I loved these so much,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 2/21/2004
I just brought home some books on Africa, from the local
library. Have been in love with that country and its people
since I was a child, but have never been there.
Someday...though...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/21/2004
Africa has always stood in my mind as a strong, proud, wild country with nature singing her best. Your poem does her great justice.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/21/2004
I love haiku! These are great snapshots of a wonderful place. Thank you, Franz. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/21/2004
(((franz)))

i have always wanted to go to africa, and you took me there in these haiku. well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/21/2004
Enjoyed this journey through the Dark Continent, even if only by poetry! Wonderful poem!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Burleson, Karen Lynn. :)
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