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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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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 … Continue reading

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Tanka – Frameless Sky

  dawn slips through the city on the river a chiffchaff brings the news of spring     shadows move through stones in shards of moonlight the jagged edges of truth between us     last relative – my roots … 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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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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Haiku Windows: window box

  window box a tiny bird skeleton among the leaves   © Martha Magenta   Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, March 28, 2018 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/03/28/haiku-windows-window-box/

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9th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum Haiku Contest 2017 – Selected Haiku Collection

  fallen cherry buds . . . heavy rain falls on the tiny coffin   still pool . . . the silence broken by the plop of an otter – Martha Magenta   Selected Haiku Submissions Collection The 9th Yamadera … Continue reading

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