Author Archives: Martha Magenta

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/

Haiku Dialogue, a shiny instrument

  yellow bird his fingers fly over the clarinet   Haiku Dialogue, a shiny instrument, 22 May 2019 Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/05/22/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-17/?fbclid=IwAR0TuaQedZdRzfYmSpXw_D4TH-Tir5Xsa5YA5ubb36rY3_cURhg30jg8vgk Advertisements

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Haiku Dialogue – an empty can

  night breeze an empty beer can fills the silence   Haiku Dialogue – an empty can Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, 15 May 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/05/15/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-16/?fbclid=IwAR1yc-zMuIZ_5i_i1S5jtUbG3q6_F-OOi5SqT2PMJb-2FZ4ntTPUtfEkpuY

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Haiku – FemkuMag

    mastectomy I test the firmness of a honeydew   Lothario never a rose without a prick   FemkuMag, An e-zine of Women’s Haiku, April 2019, issue eleven https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_4aec585388884daaac2f84751c22c12b.pdf

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Haiku – Failed Haiku

  family reunion I add hot spices to the mulled wine     foreign map the taxi driver’s prominent veins     heatwave the uber driver says my street is cool     Easter egg I gaze into a vacuum … Continue reading

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EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2019

  hiraeth . . . the sound of voices I miss the most     sea breeze . . . I breathe in your accent   Sharpening The Green Pencil Haiku Contest 2019 EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2019 Year of … Continue reading

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Haiku – Stardust

  the words you never say frozen stars   Stardust Haiku, isue 28 April 2019 https://drive.google.com/file/d/15nCMwwlFVV3EIg6fqG6ktIxEyuKVlAC2/view?fbclid=IwAR0Mm9YTTUc2BnQ1Rm2lgNRWZAsrVcwgdGiZ2NSoVGkBjXxTBwr4S_lSxHM

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Haiku Dialogue – a hand-me-down toy

  the warm gaze of an old brown bear . . . Grandma’s kindness   Haiku Dialogue – a hand-me-down toy Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog 17 April 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/04/17/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-12/?fbclid=IwAR0_Pzs-rpbrMJpu0fdHHkf3es7cM9WvLiHHuxSY-oTeiGvHE4LkIxIISh4

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