Haiku in English and German


lingering snow . . .
my shadow shivers
on the stream


verweilender Schnee …
mein Schatten fröstelt
auf dem Bach



scent of rain . . .
gulls pull the clouds
across the lake


Regengeruch …
Möwen ziehen die Wolken
über den See



morning chill –
a chiffchaff
brings in the spring


Morgenkühle —
ein Zilpzalp
bringt den Frühling mit sich


© Martha Magenta


Chrysanthemum 23, April 2018



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: https://marthamagenta.com/
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4 Responses to Haiku in English and German

  1. Juan says:

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  2. Gay says:

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    • Thank you Gay. I’m glad you enjoyed the haiku. I am not sure to which information you refer. If it is the German translation, the haiku journal Chrysanthemum does the translations.

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