Haiku – Blithe Spirit

 

British summer time
the sound of rain
in the blackbird’s song

 

celandines
my child-self comes out
of the shadows

 

fingernail moon
the peace
between wars

 

© Martha Magenta

Blithe Spirit Journal of the British Haiku Society vol 28.2 2018

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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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