They Gave Us Life Anthology


scent of lilac . . .
my mother’s photo
her eyes my eyes

~ Martha Magenta


estranged mother . . .
the river still flows
under the ice

~ Martha Magenta, EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration, 2017; Reconciliation


my father’s orbit
around the family

~ Martha Magenta, Failed Haiku: A Journal of English Senryu, August 1, 2016


They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku – Paperback – October 21, 2017 by Robert Epstein (Ed)

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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