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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/ Advertisements

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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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Tanka

  ghost orchid wandering phantom in moonlight your eerie glow draws me deeper into the woods   © Martha Magenta (after “The Ghost and the Giant” (2013) by Deborah LaFogg-Docherty) The British Haiku Society Members’ Anthology 2017, Ekphrasis ISBN 978-1-906333-08-9

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Tanka

  the silver moon slips behind a cloud in the autumn wind my crone’s hair tangles with the old man’s beard     they built a tower block on the meadowland where the children play in the shadow of warheads … Continue reading

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Tanka

  you left silently while I slept following the moon path to a cold gray winter your pillow still warm next to mine © Martha Magenta The Zen Space Autumn 2017 Showcase https://thezenspace.wordpress.com/experience/autumn-2017-showcase/

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Tanka

  English Original training corps marking time with style blue mink stockings bomber jacket, skirt we made love not war © Martha Magenta Chinese Translation (Traditional) 訓練團隊 使用不同風格來標示年代 藍色水貂絲襪 轟炸員外套,裙子 我們做愛不作戰 Chinese Translation (Simplified) 训练团队 使用不同风格来标示年代 蓝色水貂丝袜 轰炸员外套,裙子 我们做爱不作战 One … Continue reading

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Tanka

  dark matter holding the universe together a flock of blackbirds on their way home © Martha Magenta Presence Issue 58 August 2017 http://haikupresence.org/

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