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Haiku

mammogram my shadow leads the way   knitting a shawl grandmother folds into the fog © Martha Magenta Inner Voices: International Women’s Haiku Festival March 12, 2017 https://jenniferhambrick.com/

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haiku

  melting ice her first letter after fifty years – Martha Magenta   tumbleweed the wind restyles my hair – Martha Magenta   brass bell March 1, 2017 http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.co.uk/

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haibun

Elocution lessons   Elocution lessons are a necessity for a strict upbringing. The posh tutor made us recite the following until we were catatonic: “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled … Continue reading

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senryu

divorce his side of the bed has more room than mine   Alzheimer’s she buys another snow globe   mini skirt the wind whistles through the arcade   I caress his body in a spirit of ecstasy Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud … Continue reading

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Senryu

    downsizing plans the split in the bosses trousers   alzheimer’s ward in a moment our souls meet within   lumpy socks stepping on my to-do list   tangled up in blue arrested again on a protest march   … Continue reading

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Haiku

  hunger moon ducks land on frozen clouds © Martha Magenta Haikuniverse February 23, 2017 http://us11.campaign-archive2.com/?u=f6a48822cf56bbc2676ce7eea&id=afd3407cf3   secrets all he could take with him bottle rockets Issue #36 February 2017 paper moon the dryness of grandmother’s hand from somewhere to … Continue reading

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Haiku

  waxing gibbous the rhythm of the baby’s heartbeat   spring breeze a maple stretches to catch a kite   empty beer cans the conversation that seemed so important   refuge we save and shelter fallen apples   river by … Continue reading

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