cold moon—
moss covers his name
on the gravestone


© Martha Magenta

cattails April 2017



sparkling cider
a busker blows stars
into the sky

beaver moon
the wind makes a heap
of pine cones

our voices
join the wind

© Martha Magenta

Akitso Quarterly Spring 2017

a ripe squash hangs
from the trellis


cinnamon buns—
the first time I saw
my neighbour

blackberry moon
filling jam jars
to the brim

© Martha Magenta

Brass Bell April 1, 2017



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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