Tanka – Frameless Sky

swallows leave . . .
I feel a chill wind
around me
a desolate winter
without you



is fencing me in
the shadows of my past
creep up on me



ghosting –
you left me
the revenant
in the mirror



rise to the top
of the pond
how hard to let go
of all these regrets

Frameless Sky Issue 9, December 2018

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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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1 Response to Tanka – Frameless Sky

  1. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #1 (1/26/19): Martha Magenta’s latest #tanka appear in Frameless Sky!

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