Tag Archives: age

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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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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Senryu

  coins in the well the depth of my desire   fireside mystery she reads it again for the first time   second-hand shopping I catch my reflection in a window   © Martha Magenta Prune Juice, A Journal of … Continue reading

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