Thursday, June 30, 2016

Haiku--By Martha Magenta--England

among car horns
the music of 

New Year's Eve
a blackbird turns over
old leaves

spring departing
a butterfly shadow
on my hand

a slight dusting of snow
a courting robin whispers
in the leaves

spring sunrise
birdsong cuts across 
our conversation

Martha Magenta lives in England, UK. Her poems focus on a wide variety of topics including: love, loss, spirituality and meditation, environment abuse, and violence against women. Recently, she has begun to write haiku. A number of her poems and haiku have been published in online journals. Her other activities include: organic gardening, herbalism, and aromatherapy. She is co-owner of POETS, the second largest poetry community on Google Plus.


  1. Martha,
    I enjoyed all of these. You have a special gift with your haiku. Keep up the great work!
    Your friend,
    David Fox

  2. What a lovely haiku string, Martha! Thank you for sharing. ~ Regards // paul

  3. Martha, what a lovely collection of haiku you have shared with us here at Whispers. I thoroughly enjoyed each of them. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (

  4. I enjoyed your HAIKU here, Thanks friend for sharing.

  5. The shadow of butterfly filled me eith wonder! Nice!