Tanka – Frameless Sky Issue 10

 

cold castle crypt—
even the moon
can’t reach the depths
of my guilt
and sorrow

 
the passionate
cry of a stag
awakens the forest . . .
parts of me
forever wild

 
vampire moon
cloaked in clouds . . .
your dark heart
feeds greedily
on my shadow

 

Frameless Sky Issue 10 July 2019
The Dance of Light and Shadow

Sneak preview: https://youtu.be/AKSJwvURwpM
The marvelous collection of haiku, tanka, and cherita is beautifully blended with photographs of Phil Openshaw and music by Benjamin Tissot and Tim Beek.

If you would like to purchase the full video, please follow the link. https://framelesssky.weebly.com/purchase.html

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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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