Tuesday, April 1, 2014
April breezes are right for kite flying in open spaces like the Queen Park Savannah here in Portof Spain, however most first time kite flyers were school yard flyers or back yard flyers, and here in Trinidad and Tobago, many an adult flyer, reminsces about the good ole days of the 'chookie chong' , which is a kite made from notebook paper with a tail also made from notebook paper, the simplest kind of kite to make, and the first kite children learned to fly...
Dear (kuyu) haiku friends, you are invited to participate in The Caribbean Kigo Fiftieth Kukai. A KIGO(season word) is given - 'kite'. You must use the word 'kite' in your haiku. Send one haiku, written in the style of your choice; via e-mail
tail of a paper kite
streams from electric wires...
-- gillena cox, 2011
Deadline for sending entries is April 10th 2013
Deadline for sending votes is April 20th 2013
A voting list will be e-mailed to all players
Votes to be scored using a total of 6points; voters must use all 6 points
the example given is just one of several ways you can allot your points
Comments during voting are encouraged but must be limited to 3 lines. When published, these comments and votes will be given anonymous listings.
Ballots:(votes and comments) to be sent by e-mail to
The results will be published here at Caribbean Kigo Kukai. After results have been posted, any comments
you wish to make can be posted directly here at the blog just click on comments at the end of the post