Earthrise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2018

 

river kingfisher
a splash of blue
in the cloud
— Martha Magenta, 71st Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest, 2017
*
robin’s egg
on the ground
fractured sky
— Martha Magenta, Akitsu Quarterly Fall 2017
*
summer solstice
the sky bursts
into sparrows
— Martha Magenta Better than Starbucks, I.2, August 2016
*

drifting mist
a swan swims
from cloud to cloud
— Martha Magenta Creatrix September 1 2016
*
the rhythm
of her knitting needles
sedge warbler
— Martha Magenta Blithe Spirit 27.3, August 2017
*
crack of a gun
the thin cry
of a partridge
— Martha Magenta Blithe Spirit 28.1 February, 2018
*
spring equinox —
a heron’s shadow moves
into summertime
— Martha Magenta Blithe Spirit 27.2 May, 2017
*
rain on furrows —
a seagull lowers
the sky
— Martha Magenta Blithe Spirit 27.2 May, 2017
*
wind in the woods
the conversation
of tawny owls
— Martha Magenta Brass Bell June 1, 2017
*
morning chill —
a chiffchaff
brings in the spring

Morgenkühle —
ein Zilpzalp
bringt den Frühling mit sich
— Martha Magenta Chrysanthemum 23, April 2018
*
tense confrontation —
a giant seagull stares
back at me
— Martha Magenta Haiku in the Workplace September 27. 2017
*
critical job interview . . .
through the open window
blackbird’s song
— Martha Magenta Haiku in the Workplace: December 5, 2017
*
fading summer
white wings flock
on an airstream
— Martha Magenta Haiku Canada Review October 2016
*
missing
from May
cuckoo’s song
— Martha Magenta Plum Tree Tavern September 2016
*
hunger moon
ducks land on
frozen clouds
— Martha Magenta Haikuniverse February 23, 2017
*
window box
a tiny bird skeleton
among the leaves
— Martha Magenta Haiku Windows, March 28, 2018
*
gathering cumulus
the open wings
of a mute swan
— Martha Magenta hedgerow 118, July 1, 2017
*
summer breeze
wheat ears bend
into birdsong
— Martha Magenta The Heron’s Nest XIX:3 September 2017
*
dunnock song
the newness
of the world
— Martha Magenta Plum Tree Tavern June 10, 2017
*
river mist —
the sound of wings
at twilight
— Martha Magenta Presence 60 March 2018
*
nimbostratus
a black swan lands
on the lake
— Martha Magenta Stardust 11, November 2017
*
autumn crows
the sepia faces
in her album
— Martha Magenta Wild Plum – a haiku journal 3:2 Fall & Winter 2017
*
flying out
of a forgotten dream
wren song
— Martha Magenta World Haiku Review August 2017
*
birdsong
before the earth
falls silent
— Martha Magenta World Haiku Review August 2017

 

Earthrise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2018
Year of the Bird, Jim Kacian (ed)
The Haiku Foundation
https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/earthrise/earthrise2018.pdf

 

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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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4 Responses to Earthrise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2018

  1. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #8: Martha Magenta’s published haiku in THF’s EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2018!

  2. Mary Kendall says:

    So many outstanding haiku that I can’t even pick a favorite. Congratulations!

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