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Haiku – FemkuMag

  her trips to the botox clinic autumn leaves   forced rhubarb she married too young to know   FemkuMag: An e-zine of Women’s Haiku, issue 6, November 2018 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_2c7a0df8bf1043ccb2300dde714ecf4f.pdf?fbclid=her

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Senryu – Prune Juice

  ecology lesson children make trees from paper   rigor mortis still obstinate after death   deregulation my handwriting leans further to the left   Prune Juice, A Journal of Senryu, Kyoka, Haibun and Haiga, issue 26, November 2018 https://prunejuice.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/pj-26.pdf

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Haiku – Scrypic

  hidden behind her shades blackberry moon   I pick up my lost remains crab nebula   quarter moon I pick up my pieces   family home bruised apples in the cider   trembling leaf the sound of her name … Continue reading

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Monoku – FemkuMag

  mother’s suicide all the rage   FemkuMag, issue 4, September, 2018 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_7a90249160ad4bf3905db7a2ad4c325f.pdf

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Haiku – Bonsai

  ghost moon the wind rocks her empty chair   fluttering sparrow the last leaf falls to the ground   Bonsai, A Journal of Haiku and Other Small Poems, 5 October 2018 https://the13alphabet.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/bj-issue-02.pdf

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One Man’s Maple Moon: Raindrops Tanka

English Original   raindrops inch their way down the pane joining and separating our lives   First published: Frameless Sky, June 2017   Martha Magenta   Chinese Translation (Traditional) 雨滴 一步一步地 朝向窗格下方趨近 加入和分隔 我們的生活   Chinese Translation (Simplified) 雨滴 一步一步地 … Continue reading

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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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