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2019 Marlene Mountain Memorial Contest

  2019 Marlene Mountain Memorial Contest Third Place:   bipolar mother’s monochrome smile Judges Commentary: Maternal mental illness is a subject that seems to be hushed up in our culture. Especially in today’s mommy wars where mothers are pitted against … Continue reading

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Haiku – Presence

  wisps of cloud cling to the hills— eagle’s cry   spring lamb— out of the folds into the fold   Presence, Issue 63, March 2019 ISSN 1366-5367

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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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A Sense of Place: THE SHORE – hearing

susurrus of surf my birth mother’s name in a seashell   © Martha Magenta   Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/07/18/a-sense-of-place-the-shore-hearing/

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Haiku – Incense Dreams

  the rhythm of the baby’s heartbeat gibbous moon     fertility clinic the pond full of tadpoles     robin’s song awakening cherry blossoms   Incense Dreams Journal, Issue 2.2, July 2018 – theme of birth, rebirth, and awakening … Continue reading

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