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Haiku – Harusame

  brisk breeze— a seagull’s wings sweep the mist   Commentary: a sense of movement (ugoki 動き) that links the two part of the poem, thanks also to the alliteration of the ‘s’ sound in the second ku 句. The … Continue reading

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Tanka – Le Lumachine

  she gazes into the distance across the sea she remembers the babies who never came home   lo guardo fisso in lontananza attraverso il mare ricorda i bambini che non sono mai tornati a casa   somewhere in the … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place: THE SHORE – touch

  pull of the tide – the slither of seaweed around my ankles   © Martha Magenta   A Sense of Place: THE SHORE – touch Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, August 8, 2018 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/08/08/a-sense-of-place-the-shore-touch/

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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 – A Sense of Place: THE SHORE – SMELL

  scent of the sea a gull shifts the wind in its wings   © Martha Magenta   A Sense of Place: THE SHORE – SMELL Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/07/25/a-sense-of-place-the-shore-smell/

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A Sense of Place: THE SHORE – hearing

susurrus of surf my birth mother’s name in a seashell   © Martha Magenta   Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/07/18/a-sense-of-place-the-shore-hearing/

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Tanka – Red Lights

  I remember discovering the sea for the first time floating in a car inner tube with my father in his happy days     in the attic I discover memories hidden away the last vestige of scent from a … Continue reading

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