Senryu

 

wild child
she drags her doll
by its hair

 
wild columbine—
he hurriedly deletes
his messages

 
the journey
on the migrant’s face
road map

 
blackberries
you really know how to pick ’em
father says

 
zen paper it’s not writer’s block

 
shooting stars vasectomy failure

 

© Martha Magenta
Failed Haiku Journal of Senryu June 2, 2017

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue18.pdf

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About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta is an award-winning haiku poet living in South West 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 a number of journals, magazines, and anthologies. She was awarded 2nd and 3rd prizes and Honourable Mentions in contests for haiku, tanka and haibun in 2017/2018. 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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