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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/

Haiku – Hiking trail tastes

  hillside picnic a feast of autumn colours   A Sense of Place: Hiking trail – taste Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, 14 November 2018 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/11/14/a-sense-of-place-hiking-trail-taste/?fbclid=IwAR2dgO77osZFuYTyzVpdS4yoJXmjAFNP3Xs5JBpvZT_SSXcn9sQ76aB9b-g#.W-w4-gE4anA.facebook Advertisements

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Haiku – Luca’s Lily Pad

  chill wind kids on bikes run over my shadow   Luca’s Lily Pad, 12 November, 2018    https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FMyHaikuPond%2Fposts%2F1967746199978559&width=500

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A Sense of Place, Hiking Trail Scents

  coastal hike the scent of heather on the hill   Editor’s comment: Here we are situated on a coast, where the humidity can help to carry scent – when I read this poem I am sure I can smell it… … Continue reading

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Senryu – Prune Juice

  ecology lesson children make trees from paper   rigor mortis still obstinate after death   deregulation my handwriting leans further to the left   Prune Juice, A Journal of Senryu, Kyoka, Haibun and Haiga, issue 26, November 2018 https://prunejuice.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/pj-26.pdf

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Senryu – Failed Haiku

  strawberry moon the builder’s butt sunburned   conkers his adam’s apple up and down   he bends over to pick a pumpkin harvest moon   expanding frontier he loosens his belt another notch   immortal the mosquito I killed … Continue reading

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My Haiku Pond Halloween Quickie Haiku Challenge

  Jack O’Lantern– the scarecrow gets a new head   First Place My Haiku Pond Halloween Quickie Haiku Challenge Oct 31, 2018 https://www.facebook.com/martha.magenta?sk=approve&highlight=1953870544699458&log_filter=review&queue_type=non_friends&notif_id=1541091818113146&notif_t=mention#_

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Haiku – Scrypic

  hidden behind her shades blackberry moon   I pick up my lost remains crab nebula   quarter moon I pick up my pieces   family home bruised apples in the cider   trembling leaf the sound of her name … Continue reading

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