eggshells the therapist’s wobbly heels


her wet tee shirt rock limpets


white wedding—
the bride shrouded
in a cloud of doubt


a storm blows down
my neighbour’s fence


aurora borealis
crème de menthe
on the rocks


fresh spring gusts—
a large bra lollops
on the line


© Martha Magenta

Failed Haiku Journal of Senryu Iss 17, May 4 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.
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2 Responses to Senryu

  1. Some lovely and interesting writing.

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