You Drifted

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You drifted away
like a boat
growing smaller
in the distance

Time slipped between us
like a smothering mist
Shadows silently filled
the echoing emptiness

You left your trace on a wave
your word on paper
your memory in me

© Martha Magenta
The Fable Online December 1, 2016

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About Martha Magenta

Martha Magenta is an award-winning haiku poet living in Bristol, 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 many journals, magazines, and anthologies. She was awarded first, second and third prizes and Honourable Mentions in contests for haiku, tanka and haibun in 2017 - 2019. 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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