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About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta lives in Bristol, England, UK. She has a passion for herbalism, gardening, Earth and the environment, animal rights and veganism. She has worked for ActionAid, and Friends of the Earth. She has been writing poetry for several years. More recently she has studied haiku and related arts. Her poetry, haiku, senryu and tanka have appeared in a number of journals and magazines. She collects her published work on a blog: https://marthamagenta.com/

Haiku in the Workplace: Anger Management

  angry silence — the remains of a wasp on the windowsill — Martha Magenta   Haiku in the Workplace: Anger Management Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation blog DECEMBER 12, 2017 BY JIM KACIAN https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/12/12/haiku-in-the-workplace-anger-management/ Advertisements

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Tanka

  night chill . . . a blanket of lights blurs the horizon I sail the milky way to a distant dream   © Martha Magenta   Moonbathing, a Journal of Women’s Tanka https://tankanews.wordpress.com/2014/03/08/moonbathing/

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Haiku

  november fog the smell of smoke in the cat’s fur   © Martha Magenta hedgerow #122 (the winter print issue, 2017) https://hedgerowpoems.wordpress.com/the-print-issues/

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Haiku in the Workplace: The Career-Defining Interview

  critical job interview . . . through the open window blackbird’s song   — Martha Magenta   Haiku in the Workplace: The Career-Defining Interview Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog December 5, 2017 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/12/05/haiku-in-the-workplace-the-career-defining-interview/

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UHTS “Fleeting Words” Tanka Contest 2017 Honorable Mention

  thrashing windscreen wipers relentless mother scolds from the back seat   © Martha Magenta   UHTS “Fleeting Words” Tanka Contest 2017 Honorable Mention https://www.thehaikufoundation.org

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Tanka

  ghost orchid wandering phantom in moonlight your eerie glow draws me deeper into the woods   © Martha Magenta (after “The Ghost and the Giant” (2013) by Deborah LaFogg-Docherty) The British Haiku Society Members’ Anthology 2017, Ekphrasis ISBN 978-1-906333-08-9

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Haiku

  bruised apples— a tethered horse bites the bit   clarinet refrain a hat collects raindrops   summer storm the silent rising of the river   © Martha Magenta   Blithe Spirit Journal of The British Haiku Society, Vol 27, … Continue reading

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