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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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Tanka – Blithe Spirit

  the wind punches a paper bag against a wall the red-raw places and bruise-black holes   Blithe Spirit, Journal of the British Haiku Society, Vol 28 number 3, August 2018, ISSN 1353-3320 http://britishhaikusociety.org.uk/journal/

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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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THE SHORE – the sense of taste

  sea kelp the taste of salt in your hair   © Martha Magenta   THE SHORE – the sense of taste Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog August 1, 2018 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/08/01/a-sense-of-place-the-shore-taste/

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Haiku – Hedgerow

  false spring the rose quartz stays on a shelf   Martha Magenta   hedgerow #123 (the spring print issue, 2018) https://hedgerowhaiku.com/the-print-issues/

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