Haiku – Heron’s Nest

 
garden snail
the distance
between galaxies

 

© Martha Magenta

 

The Heron’s Nest,

Volume XX, Number 3: September 2018

https://www.theheronsnest.com/index.html

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Senryu – Failed Haiku

 

broken gate
against the wall
father drunk again

 

 
heads up
through the sunroof
emergency cesarean

 

 
nursing home
her last cup of tea
gone cold
Martha Magenta

 

Failed Haiku – A Journal of Senryu, Volume 3, Issue 33 September 1, 2018
http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue33.pdf

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Haiku – hedgerow

 

school’s out—
the screeching
of swifts

 

Martha Magenta

 

hedgerow #124: a journal of small poems

https://www.amazon.de/hedgerow-124-journal-small-poems/dp/1725894262

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10th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

 

shimmering lake
a swan in and out
of the moon

 
birdbath
a thousand rainbows
in the morning sun

 

© Martha Magenta

 
10th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest
Selected Haiku Submissions Collection

http://samidare.jp/basho/box/10th%20yamadera%20bash_%20memorial%20museum%20english%20haiku%20contest%20submissions%20collection%20pdf.pdf

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Haiku – A Sense of Place: Mountain – smell

 

mountain sunset
the scent of wild chamomile
under my feet

 
© Martha Magenta

 
A Sense of Place: Mountain – smell
Troutswirl The Haiku Foundation Blog, August 29, 2018

https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/08/29/a-sense-of-place-mountain-smell/

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Haiku – Sense of Place, Mountain – hearing

 
Aberfan
the silent cries
of children

 

© Martha Magenta

 
Note: In memory of Aberfan disaster in S. Wales where colliery slag tipped on a mountain collapsed killing 116 children and 28 adults.

 

Sense of Place, Mountain – hearing
Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, August 22, 2018
https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/08/22/a-sense-of-place-mountain-hearing/

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Haiku – #Femku

 

black hole
a star disappears
in a bruise

 

menopause
I save an egg
for my rebirth

 

© Martha Magenta

 

#FemkuMag – An e-zine of Women’s Haiku issue 3 August 2018
https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_3b9b71080f75469a9d28a3a3f02ed396.pdf

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