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Arthropod tanka

  erotic magnolia opens her secret folds just for the kiss of a butterfly   © Martha Magenta   25 Tanka about Arthropods, Special Feature Edited by Grunge Atlas Poetica, A Journal of World Tanka, January 2018 http://atlaspoetica.org/?page_id=1801 Advertisements

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  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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  night chill . . . a blanket of lights blurs the horizon I sail the milky way to a distant dream   © Martha Magenta   Moonbathing, a Journal of Women’s Tanka https://tankanews.wordpress.com/2014/03/08/moonbathing/

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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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  ghost orchid wandering phantom in moonlight your eerie glow draws me deeper into the woods   © Martha Magenta (after “The Ghost and the Giant” (2013) by Deborah LaFogg-Docherty) The British Haiku Society Members’ Anthology 2017, Ekphrasis ISBN 978-1-906333-08-9

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  the silver moon slips behind a cloud in the autumn wind my crone’s hair tangles with the old man’s beard     they built a tower block on the meadowland where the children play in the shadow of warheads … Continue reading

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  you left silently while I slept following the moon path to a cold gray winter your pillow still warm next to mine © Martha Magenta The Zen Space Autumn 2017 Showcase https://thezenspace.wordpress.com/experience/autumn-2017-showcase/

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