Tag Archives: rain

Haiku – Blithe Spirit

  British summer time the sound of rain in the blackbird’s song   celandines my child-self comes out of the shadows   fingernail moon the peace between wars   © Martha Magenta Blithe Spirit Journal of the British Haiku Society … Continue reading

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Earthrise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2018

  river kingfisher a splash of blue in the cloud — Martha Magenta, 71st Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest, 2017 * robin’s egg on the ground fractured sky — Martha Magenta, Akitsu Quarterly Fall 2017 * summer solstice the sky … Continue reading

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Haiku in English and German

  lingering snow . . . my shadow shivers on the stream   verweilender Schnee … mein Schatten fröstelt auf dem Bach     scent of rain . . . gulls pull the clouds across the lake   Regengeruch … … Continue reading

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Tanka

  the pungent scent of autumn leaves . . . a vagrant takes a piss in the rain     crowds of people up and down the steps in silence I read Euridice on the subway wall     tendrils … Continue reading

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UHTS “Fleeting Words” Tanka Contest 2017 Honorable Mention

  thrashing windscreen wipers relentless mother scolds from the back seat   © Martha Magenta   UHTS “Fleeting Words” Tanka Contest 2017 Honorable Mention https://www.thehaikufoundation.org

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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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Tanka

  I remember our last goodbye on the beach how your footprints filled with rain © Martha Magenta     Haiku Commentary May 29, 2016 https://haikucommentary.wordpress.com/?s=last+goodbye

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