Senryu

thin ice —
her comment about her
mother-in-law
© Martha Magenta

 

waning gibbous
grandmother smaller than
she used to be

© Martha Magenta

 
brass bell November 1, 2016

 

 

 

dark water
my ambiguous
mammogram

Gnarled Oak 10, October 21 2016

 

half moon
the things I meant
to say

© Martha Magenta

brass bell October 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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