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 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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