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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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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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One Man’s Maple Moon: Windswept Place Tanka

  I try to put the words of the wind in my poem this windswept place reminds me of you First published: The Bamboo Hut, Autumn 2016 © Martha Magenta Chinese Translation (Traditional) 試圖 將風的話語放入 我的詩裡 這個風吹雨打的地方 使我想起了你 Chinese Translation … Continue reading

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