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 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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