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

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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