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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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Family Haiku

  grandma searches for her reading glasses dwindling sunset     teen son adjusting a new voice— raven’s song     white butterfly the blank pages of mum’s diary   © Martha Magenta   brass bell: a haiku journal – … Continue reading

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They Gave Us Life Anthology

  scent of lilac . . . my mother’s photo her eyes my eyes ~ Martha Magenta   estranged mother . . . the river still flows under the ice ~ Martha Magenta, EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration, 2017; Reconciliation   … Continue reading

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Haiku

  still pool … an otter dives into itself   stiller Teich … ein Otter taucht in sein Selbst     silent snow father’s untold secrets   Schneestille Vaters unausgesprochene Geheimnisse     halo moon the heavy heads of sunflowers … Continue reading

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Senryu

  melancholy thistle the heartache in mother’s song   builders’ butt rain seeps to the bottom of the gulley   mosquito the comments I get on social media   potholes she fills every silence with her advice   driving on … Continue reading

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Body Haiku

    city zoo trip a mother’s hair clutched in a tiny hand   snipping baby’s toenails . . . cherry blossoms   bloodroot . . . my ankle veins begin to surface © Martha Magenta brass bell: a haiku … Continue reading

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Haiku

  autumn crows the sepia faces in her album   © Martha Magenta   Wild Plum – a haiku journal 3:2 Fall & Winter 2017 https://wildplumhaiku.wordpress.com/current-issue/ https://wildplumhaiku.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/wp-3-2.pdf

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