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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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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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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

  I remember discovering the sea for the first time floating in a car inner tube with my father in his happy days     in the attic I discover memories hidden away the last vestige of scent from a … Continue reading

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Haiku – Ephemerae

  small cuts— the flowers I give mother just to remember   coffee maker the baby learns to gurgle   © Martha Magenta   Ephemerae Vol 1,A April 2018 ISSN 2516-1767

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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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