Author Archives: marthamagenta

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/

Haibun: Take My Lips

  I’m in Acker Bilk country, Pensford, Somerset. I’m freewheeling downhill on my bike, high on adrenalin, rapidly accelerating, and approaching a bend in the road and a brick wall. Acker Bilk’s house is on the right – but which … Continue reading

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Earthrise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2018

  river kingfisher a splash of blue in the cloud — Martha Magenta, 71st Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest, 2017 * robin’s egg on the ground fractured sky — Martha Magenta, Akitsu Quarterly Fall 2017 * summer solstice the sky … Continue reading

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Caribbean Kigo Kukai, pocket theme

  I am pleased that my haiku came second place in the Caribbean Kigo Kukai, pocket theme.   deep autumn the scent of dried lavender in her apron pocket   Martha Magenta   Second Place Caribbean Kigo Kukai, Thursday, April 26, … Continue reading

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Haiku

  greener on the other side vernal equinox   Martha Magenta   Stardust Haiku, Issue 16, April, 2018 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1f5kXNGbWevhD8G5JiRPuHzEvMsiWX-T_/view

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Haiku in English and German

  lingering snow . . . my shadow shivers on the stream   verweilender Schnee … mein Schatten fröstelt auf dem Bach     scent of rain . . . gulls pull the clouds across the lake   Regengeruch … … Continue reading

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Haiku

  winter evening I find a pressed primrose between pages   Nourish Poetry Journal, March 31, 2018 http://egwstore.stores.yahoo.net/nourishcom.html

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Haiku

  river mist — the sound of wings at twilight   immortelle . . . her perfume lingers in the day room   © Martha Magenta   Presence, issue 60 , March 2018 http://haikupresence.org

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