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 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:
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2 Responses to Senryu

  1. Some lovely and interesting writing.

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