Author Archives: marthamagenta

About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta is an award-winning haiku poet living in South West 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 a number of journals, magazines, and anthologies. She was awarded 2nd and 3rd prizes and Honourable Mentions in contests for haiku, tanka and haibun in 2017/2018. 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 – Old Song Anthology

  pond lily . . . at last I grow into myself   Presence #59 November 2017 Old Song Anthology of English Language Haiku E. Jim Kacian, 2017 ISBN 978-1-947271–13-5 Advertisements

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Haiku – The Mamba

  passing storm . . . the moon wrinkles on the river   The Mamba, Journal of Africa Haiku Network, Issue 7, March 2019 https://africahaikunetwork.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/mamba-issue-7.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3Wjj_qqoNflWB5FkfjVTYa4SSu0ack3tf3z7tkETdMM1O2d_UBRQYlHb8

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Senryu – Failed Haiku

  campsite rules: don’t without authorisation     all alone . . . the last chocolate     cancer ward the nurses break for a cigarette     pantomime taking a bow in Parliament     supermarket herbs my urge … Continue reading

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Haiku – an odd picture

  spring thaw . . . time drips from Dali’s clock   Haiku Dialogue – What’s at Hand – an odd picture   Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog 6 March 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/03/06/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-6/?fbclid=IwAR2xcl-En-PQSi_z5ftMXStYf6sFJlu4hNC1HuqfdbMtO8K3n14uXaKon58

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Haiku – FemkuMag

  ice moon I breastfeed my child in the bathroom   FemkuMag issue 9 February 2019 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_644734f2284749f39f6b7e989445a362.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1TeN0C5AposMwnNhH-puP-41Njz9QC_MUVWUoruWErsDOaUtFjO5HBSII

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Haiku – Stardust

  bare branches the moon blooms in a sycamore   Stardust Haiku issue 26 February 2019 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LR2ZCxAuTIrpvh0rGfQS3Crd_MIAj8ST/view?fbclid=IwAR0jTzlWh032zjcwZi2_tyAM4lfpliUxV_8MjNWRtnF8IRRxC2a22O9I7sk

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Haiku – Akitsu

  paperwork my room full of moths   old scarecrow in a pushcart – bonfire night   first snow a stoat changes without thought   Akitsu Quarterly Spring 2019 http://www.wildgraces.com/Akitsu-Quarterly.html

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