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 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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