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. Her haiku, haibun, senryu, and tanka have appeared in a number of journals, magazines, and anthologies. She was awarded Honourable Mentions for her haiku in The Fifth Annual Peggy Willis Lyles Haiku Awards, 2017, and the 71st Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest, 2017, and for her tanka in UHTS “Fleeting Words” Tanka Contest 2017. She is listed on The European Top 100 haiku authors, 2017. https://marthamagenta.com/
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