A Haiku from Andalusia

Greetings! I’m currently on a trip through Spain. This morning while looking out over the Mediterranean, where you can see Africa on the horizon, I wrote this Haiku, which I thought worth sharing. Besos, Luke



Africa is there –

Beyond the mists and vapours

Of my memory.


Africa is here –

Below the bricks and rubble

Of your heritage.


Africa is me –

The fire, the burning spirit

Beneath my visage.


Africa is you –

The bold, eternal rhythm

Behind your heartbeat.


– August 2015



8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Oisin Lunny
    Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:36:02

    Living the dream! Great to see it 🙂

  2. Bobbie Kolehouse
    Aug 26, 2015 @ 12:38:51

    Reblogged this on The Honor Project.

  3. Michael
    Aug 26, 2015 @ 13:02:15

    Very creative and lovely

  4. infopuglia
    Aug 26, 2015 @ 15:48:24

    Very beautiful Luke.

  5. Isabella Bretz (@bellabretz)
    Aug 26, 2015 @ 16:03:01

    That’s beautiful, Luke! The writing and the picture!
    Traveling is the best school, for is teaches directly to the soul! And Africa is a magical and inspiring place indeed. Have fun exporing Spain!

  6. Anonymous
    Aug 27, 2015 @ 05:37:44

    Nice words! Looking forward to hearing it as a track too… Enjoy and may you be filled with inspiration!!

  7. joe yahr
    Aug 29, 2015 @ 07:50:21

    Africa is…..Africa!

  8. arta
    Aug 31, 2015 @ 20:41:56

    Beautiful words coming from the heart as usual. Enjoy your trip.

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