Category Archives: tanka

One Man’s Maple Moon: Scent Tanka by Martha Magenta

  drawn to your scent I linger in your caress and wonder will I disappear if you stop dreaming me   © Martha Magenta   Previously published: The Bamboo Hut, Autumn 2016   Chinese Translation (Traditional)   受到你香味的吸引 我留連在你的愛撫之中 並想知道 假如你不再做夢了 … Continue reading

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Wild Voices Anthology vol II

  hospice sunrise a smile of recognition through the mist     four-handed clock . . . we wind grandma’s wool stretching the night towards solstice   © Martha Magenta   wild voices, vol 2: an anthology of short poetry … Continue reading

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One Man’s Maple Moon: Windswept Place Tanka

  I try to put the words of the wind in my poem this windswept place reminds me of you First published: The Bamboo Hut, Autumn 2016 © Martha Magenta Chinese Translation (Traditional) 試圖 將風的話語放入 我的詩裡 這個風吹雨打的地方 使我想起了你 Chinese Translation … Continue reading

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Arthropod tanka

  erotic magnolia opens her secret folds just for the kiss of a butterfly   © Martha Magenta   25 Tanka about Arthropods, Special Feature Edited by Grunge Atlas Poetica, A Journal of World Tanka, January 2018 http://atlaspoetica.org/?page_id=1801

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Tanka

  the pungent scent of autumn leaves . . . a vagrant takes a piss in the rain     crowds of people up and down the steps in silence I read Euridice on the subway wall     tendrils … Continue reading

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Tanka

  night chill . . . a blanket of lights blurs the horizon I sail the milky way to a distant dream   © Martha Magenta   Moonbathing, a Journal of Women’s Tanka https://tankanews.wordpress.com/2014/03/08/moonbathing/

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UHTS “Fleeting Words” Tanka Contest 2017 Honorable Mention

  thrashing windscreen wipers relentless mother scolds from the back seat   © Martha Magenta   UHTS “Fleeting Words” Tanka Contest 2017 Honorable Mention https://www.thehaikufoundation.org

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