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Abandon Tanka

  English Original   the jasmine spreads over the garden with abandon my hair unfurls unrestrained on your pillow without you   The Bamboo Hut, Autumn 2016   Chinese Translation (Traditional)   廢棄的花園裡 隨處都是茉莉花 你不在 在你的枕頭上我的頭髮 無拘無束地攤開   Chinese Translation … Continue reading

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Tanka – Luca’s Lily Pad

  two otters float across the moon holding hands on the bridge we watch the world flow by   Commentary: A tanka 短歌 (‘short poem’) with a classic and timeless aftertaste focused on love (ai 愛), the main theme of … Continue reading

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Haiku – FemkuMag

  honeydew – the sweetness of my other half   after sex he tells me I’m a whore   FemkuMag, issue five October 2018 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_0a708a608d61429aa9d59215e456afa4.pdf https://femkumag.wixsite.com/femkumag?fbclid=IwAR31ToeZW962USeikdl9LwDuoxKoA9n-LTtcTOgMapCg2bEp93ib9WcpPQo

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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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Senryu

  Alzheimer’s— a balloon on a stick says get well soon   lost voice – the doctor searches with a camera   silver slipper moon— I fail to fit his image of me   #shithole my neighbour builds a higher … Continue reading

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