Senryu

 

melancholy thistle
the heartache
in mother’s song

 

builders’ butt
rain seeps to the bottom
of the gulley

 

mosquito
the comments I get
on social media

 

potholes
she fills every silence
with her advice

 

driving
on the wrong side
ex-pats after brexit

 

© Martha Magenta

Failed Haiku A Journal of English Senryu – October 1 2017
https://failedhaiku.com/2017/10/01/issue-22-is-now-up-for-your-reading-pleasure/

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue22.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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