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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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Haiku

cold moon— moss covers his name on the gravestone   © Martha Magenta cattails April 2017 http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattails_APRIL2017_copy3.pdf     sparkling cider a busker blows stars into the sky beaver moon the wind makes a heap of pine cones our voices … Continue reading

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senryu

divorce his side of the bed has more room than mine   Alzheimer’s she buys another snow globe   mini skirt the wind whistles through the arcade   I caress his body in a spirit of ecstasy Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud … Continue reading

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Senryu

    downsizing plans the split in the bosses trousers   alzheimer’s ward in a moment our souls meet within   lumpy socks stepping on my to-do list   tangled up in blue arrested again on a protest march   … Continue reading

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Tanka

  between the hills day moon hovers at dawn your face no longer nestles in the pillows     where did I lose you even our footprints scrambled in the gravel scarcely a weed grows on such stony ground   … Continue reading

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Tanka

  hiding in clouds day moon mimics me night moon stalks me her penetrating radiance leaves me naked ― Martha Magenta   Undertow Tanka Review issue 9 December 2016 http://undertowtankareview.blogspot.co.uk/

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Haibun

  Banana Boat Part 1     A true story Mark, Marita and Steve built a fibreglass boat. They painted it yellow and named it Banana Boat. Mark, Marita and Steve were all banned from driving for DUI. It fell … Continue reading

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