Tanka

 

the pungent scent
of autumn leaves . . .
a vagrant
takes a piss
in the rain

 

 

crowds of people
up and down the steps
in silence
I read Euridice
on the subway wall

 

 

tendrils
of steam . . .
tea lovers
entwined
in a warm cafe

 

© Martha Magenta

 

Enjoy the sneak preview of a gritty and dark urban themed issue brought to life by the splendid photography of Kyle Hemmings and the exhilarating music of Oleg Gorbunov and Cosmin Nechita. Forty six poets from around the world have contributed to this spectacular issue you don’t want to miss! Website: http://framelesssky.weebly.com

 

Frameless Sky Issue 7 (Sneak Preview) December 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpexzXYOTKs&feature=youtu.be

 

To purchase and watch the full video, please follow the link.

http://framelesssky.weebly.com/purchase.html

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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. https://marthamagenta.com/
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