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Two Haibun – Blithe Spirit

Denial   I did not want to hear it.   Your blood pressure is too high, the doctor said. This is serious. You might have a heart attack. I’m going to prescribe some pills. Take one every morning.   thunderheads … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Tanka – Red Lights

  coronation year – a monkey dances on the organ while mother shows me off in the street   the blackbird ends its song in the quiet afternoon I place violets on mother’s grave   © Martha Magenta Red Lights … Continue reading

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Senryu – Prune Juice

  psychologist exchanging my childhood for a better one   full flower moon . . . I watch his inner liberal grow   22 year-old-malt the relativity of age   © Martha Magenta Prune Juice Journal of Senryu, Kyoka, Haibun … Continue reading

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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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Haiku

  lingering snow grandfather’s silent accordion   © Martha Magenta Cattails, the journal of the United Haiku & Tanka Society – April 2018 http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattailsApril2018.pdf

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Senryu

  Alzheimer’s— a balloon on a stick says get well soon   lost voice – the doctor searches with a camera   silver slipper moon— I fail to fit his image of me   #shithole my neighbour builds a higher … Continue reading

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