Senryu

 

closet skeleton
I agree to remember it
her way

 
steamy subway
I lean away
from an armpit

 
coffee date
I learn his life history
in an hour

 
skinny dipping–
a beaver moon bathes
in the sea

 
bikini girl –
he pulls in
his beer gut

 

Failed Haiku Journal of Senryu April 2017

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue16.pdf

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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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