Tanka – Eucalypt

 

bindweed
slowly chokes
the elderberry
how your lies slowly
stifled the love between us

 
Martha Magenta

 

Eucalypt: A Tanka Journal, May 2018
https://jthorndyke.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/eucalypt-order-form-2017.pdf

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About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta is an award-winning haiku poet living in South West 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 a number of journals, magazines, and anthologies. She was awarded 2nd and 3rd prizes and Honourable Mentions in contests for haiku, tanka and haibun in 2017/2018. 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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