Senryu

 

pumping iron —
the weight of
machismo

 

dance class report
she can’t recall the
atten dance

 

black-eyed susan
I should have left him
the first time

 

wolf moon
yesterday’s shadows
dog my steps

 

crescent moon —
she hides her dark side
with a smile

© Martha Magenta

Failed Haiku Senryu Journal, September 1 2016

 

red wine punch
family reunion
round one

brass bell, 1 September 2016

 

 
another funeral
I count the crows
on the phone line

 

strawberry moon
a paper cut
from his letter

 

satellite
my father’s orbit
around the family

 

red paper lantern
his fat belly floating
on the water

 

Failed Haiku Senryu Journal August 1, 2016

 

haunted —

my mother’s ghost

in the mirror

 

bonsai

pruning another word

from a haiku

 

war —

groundhog day

again

 

migrants

unwelcome —

frozen lake

© Martha Magenta

Failed Haiku Senryu Journal, March 1  2016

 

 

 

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About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta is an award-winning haiku poet living in South West England, UK. She has a passion for herbalism, gardening, veganism, animal rights, Earth and the environment. She has worked for ActionAid, and Friends of the Earth. Her poetry, haiku, haibun, senryu, and tanka have appeared in a number of journals, magazines, and anthologies. She was awarded 2nd and 3rd prizes and Honourable Mentions in contests for haiku, tanka and haibun in 2017/2018. She is listed on The European Top 100 haiku authors, 2017 and 2018. She collects her published work on a blog: https://marthamagenta.com/
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