Senryu – Failed Haiku

 
Santa Claus
a girl takes sweets
from a stranger

 
slanting rain
I try to get a word in
edgeways

 
spilled gravy
he talks over me
at dinner

 
polling day
the snowman leans
to the left

 
wallpaper
the layers
of his past

 
Failed Haiku A Journal of English Senryu Volume 4, Issue 37, 1 January 2019

http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue37.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2TubbZ7_C2TWSI38JgKq6VGwvcc7gNdW__pjAKFFEBi1A5-sGtrv9ozjs

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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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