Haiku

 
waxing gibbous
the rhythm of the baby’s
heartbeat

 

spring breeze
a maple stretches
to catch a kite

 
empty beer cans
the conversation that seemed
so important

 

refuge
we save and shelter
fallen apples

 

river by night
bathing in the moon
a silver bass

 

© Martha Magenta
Whispers January 2017
http://whispersinthewind333.blogspot.co.uk/

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About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta lives in Bristol, England, UK. She has a passion for herbalism, gardening, Earth and the environment, animal rights and veganism. She has worked for ActionAid, and Friends of the Earth. She has been writing poetry for several years. More recently she has studied haiku and related arts. Her poetry, haiku, senryu and tanka have appeared in a number of journals and magazines. She collects her published work on a blog: https://marthamagenta.com/
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