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.

Senryu

  eggshells the therapist’s wobbly heels   her wet tee shirt rock limpets   white wedding— the bride shrouded in a cloud of doubt   détente— a storm blows down my neighbour’s fence   aurora borealis crème de menthe on … Continue reading

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Senryu

  dwindling river grandmother knits by touch   © Martha Magenta Frogpond Journal 40:1 May, 2017 http://www.hsa-haiku.org/frogpond/aboutfrogpond.html

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Seeds of Love

  I watch you stir from dreams this early morn, just as the warming rays of sunshine dawn. You spread your arms, eager to embrace. I plant a kiss upon your lovely face. Then, rising with the wind, our hearts … Continue reading

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Haiku

  white sky— the empty space for thoughts     bluebird song— hiding in the grass an iris     open daffodils— a little girl twirls her yellow dress   – Martha Magenta   brass bell May 1, 2017 http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.co.uk/

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Haiku

estranged mother . . . the river still flows under the ice   EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration April 19, 2017   Reconciliation   https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/earthrise/earthrise2017.pdf

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Haiku

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 http://neverendingstoryhaikutanka.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/butterfly-dream-road-rage-haiku-by.html April 20, 2017

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tanka

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 http://skylarktanka.weebly.com/

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