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Family Values

  “Since then I’ve always thought that under rape in the dictionary it should tell the truth. It is not just forcible intercourse; rape means to inhabit and destroy everything.” Alice Sebold – ‘Lucky’   His-story is a global disease … Continue reading

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Tanka – Luca’s Lily Pad

  two otters float across the moon holding hands on the bridge we watch the world flow by Commentary: A tanka 短歌 (‘short poem’) with a classic and timeless aftertaste focused on love (ai 愛), the main theme of this … Continue reading

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Inner Voices: International Women’s Haiku Festival 2018

  British poet Martha Magenta gives voice to the reprehensibility of sexual harassment, the after-effects of a mastectomy, and fleeting fertility in three beautiful haiku.   the depth of pollution #metoo   What prompts one to think it acceptable to … 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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