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old moon—
I find a silver hair
in the mirror

© Martha Magenta

Narrow Road Literary Journal Volume 2, August 2017
https://issuu.com/narrowroad.mag/docs/narrow_road_vol_2_august_2017

 

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Haiku in the Workplace: Eating at Your Desk

 

no food
or drinks policy . . .
rumbling thunder
— Martha Magenta

Haiku in the Workplace: Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog
https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/08/02/haiku-in-the-workplace-eating-at-your-desk/

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Senryu

 

 

blind date . . .
he says I am
perfect

 

guilty pleasure—
the sidelong glance
of her parrot

 

conversation
at the family dinner—
quicksand

 

writer’s block
the paper gives me
a blank stare

 

fickle moon
the light in your eyes
not meant for me

 

© Martha Magenta

failed haiku A Journal of English Senryu, Volume 2, Issue 20, August 1. 2017

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue20.pdf

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The Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards for 2017 Honorable Mention

 

new ice…
the pattern of
small grudges

 

The Heron’s Nest

http://www.theheronsnest.com/awards/awards_2017.html

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Tanka

 

let us be water . . .
together
we shall flow
beneath
a wild cherry moon

Moonbathing – a journal of women’s tanka, Issue 16, Spring/Summer 2017

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Haiku

 

fresh meadow hay
the horse’s muzzle
in my hair

 

© Martha Magenta

Stardust Haiku July, 2017
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2qnvk3Lnv93Sk9nTm9aVGljOFk/view

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9th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum Haiku Contest 2017 – Selected Haiku Collection

 

 

fallen cherry buds . . .
heavy rain falls
on the tiny coffin

 

still pool . . .
the silence broken
by the plop of an otter

– Martha Magenta

 

Selected Haiku Submissions Collection
The 9th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum Haiku Contest 2017
http://samidare.jp/basho/box/e-haiku9e%20pdf.pdf

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