Author Archives: marthamagenta

About marthamagenta

Martha Magenta lives in England UK. Her poems focus on a wide variety of topics and issues including: love, loss, spirituality, environment abuse, and violence against women. Recently, she has begun to write haiku and tanka. A number of her poems and haiku have been published in online journals. She is owner of POETS community on Google Plus.


estranged mother . . . the river still flows under the ice   EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration April 19, 2017   Reconciliation

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road rage a fly’s frantic buzzing on the windscreen FreeXpresSion, August 2016 Martha Magenta Chinese Translation (Traditional) 公路上發怒 一隻蒼蠅在擋風玻璃上 瘋狂地嗡嗡作響 Chinese Translation (Simplified) 公路上发怒 一只苍蝇在挡风玻璃上 疯狂地嗡嗡作响   NeverEnding Story First English-Chinese Bilingual Haiku and Tanka Blog April 20, 2017

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earth day peace ruined by a chain saw her cries are drowned but I feel her pain   Earth: Our Common Ground Anthology April 20, 2017

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  closet skeleton I agree to remember it her way   steamy subway I lean away from an armpit   coffee date I learn his life history in an hour   skinny dipping– a beaver moon bathes in the sea   bikini girl – he pulls in his beer gut   Failed Haiku Journal of Senryu April 2017

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Beyond the Midnight Blue

  I love to love you in the Spring, When nesting birds take to wing.  When sunlight glints on morning dew, My heart sings melodies for you. And when the sun drops behind the hills, When all is dark and … Continue reading

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cold moon— moss covers his name on the gravestone   © Martha Magenta cattails April 2017     sparkling cider a busker blows stars into the sky beaver moon the wind makes a heap of pine cones   © … Continue reading

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his last breath the wind takes the last orchard leaf March 2017   mammogram my shadow leads the way   knitting a shawl grandmother folds into the fog © Martha Magenta Inner Voices: International Women’s Haiku Festival March 12, … Continue reading

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