Monday, August 22, 2016

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Poems remain the copyright of individual writers

PLAYERS:
1. Ana Drobot, Romania; 2. Vasile Moldovan , Romania; 3. Vibeke Laier, Denmark; 4. Blessmond Alebna Ayinbire,Ghana; 5. Adjei Agyei-Baah, Ghana; 6. Anthony Q. Rabang Philippines; 7. Tatjana Debeljacki, Serbia; 8. Tomislav Maretić, Croatia; 9. Paul David Mena, USA; 10. Chelle Baratta-Angelini, USA; 11. Pat Geyer, USA

FIRST PLACE

9
island parade --
losing myself
in the steel drum
--Paul David Mena
VOTES: *24*** SCORE: 16
COMMENTS: 1. a haiku with a perfect setting where one can get lost in the full blast of steel pan ensemble! I am thrilled by this one!
2. Brings me back over 40 years ago to when I visited Bermuda and first heard steel drums.


SECOND PLACE

8
listening to blues
in the metro, I let already
six trains go by
--Tomislav Maretić
VOTES: 132*** SCORE: 13
COMMENTS: 1. The poet's heart is filled by music. It is a pleasure feeling the joy of life and music.
2. This is my present, since I love blues and ride metro. There's a kind of beat in this kukai reminiscent of the train wheels on the tracks and the train whistles are like the blues.


THIRD PLACE

4
music of rain -
falling
asleep
--Blessmond Alebna. Ayinbire Bolgatanga - Ghana West Africa
VOTES: 321*** SCORE: 10
COMMENTS: 1. The poem shows connection with nature and with the feeling associated to the music of rain in just five words.
2. I remember living in NJ and hearing the rain lull me to sleep - this kukai says it perfectly. A much simpler time.


RESULTS CONTINUED

1.
steel pan -
the wind enters
my garden
--Ana Drobot. Bucharest, Romania
VOTES: 211*** SCORE: 07
COMMENTS:


2.
listening to
the leaves rustle and the spheres music
let's dance in their beat
--Vasile Moldovan. Buchaest, Romania
VOTES: 1***** SCORE: 01
COMMENTS: Feeling a deep connection with nature and spirituality in this poem.


3
after ballet
music drops into
sylfide dreams
--Vibeke Laier
VOTES: 1***** SCORE: 01
COMMENTS:


5
my favorite song
becoming more sweeter
on my rival’s stereo
--Adjei Agyei-Baah (Ghana)
VOTES: 11**** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


6
creeping through
between the sheets
violin chills
--Anthony Q. Rabang Philippines
VOTES: 111*** SCORE: 06
COMMENTS:


7
the well in the middle
of the lost oasis
cricket sings ancient song
-- Tatjana Debeljacki
VOTES: 11**** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


10
hips sway soft rhythms
of sweet melodic timbre
rubber-tipped drumsticks
--Chelle
VOTES:**1*** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


11
ramajaying...
steel pan dreams calling me
calling me

--Pat Geyer
VOTES: 11**** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS




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CONGRATULATIONS to Paul David Mena who will receive a copy of my book



5 comments:

  1. Caribbean Kigo Kukai [CKK] welcomes first-time players: Adjei Agyei-Baah, Anthony Q. Rabang, Blessmond Alebna Ayinbire, Paul David Mena, Vibeke Laier, Chelle Baratta-Angelini, Pat Geyer

    This is CKK #60, see our very first Kukai
    HERE
    Thank you for playing, all entries were received on time, all votes were received on time. Every one voted. Good Sports.
    Thank you for making this our Sixtieth Kukai a success.
    Commentary on the winning haiku will be posted to the blog 'Kudos'

    Much love
    gillena cox [founder, co-ordinator CKK]

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  2. YAY! I got one vote. Congratulations to Paul David Mena for 1st place; Tomislav Maretić for 2nd place, and Blessmond Alebna. Ayinbire Bolgatanga - Ghana West Africa for 3rd place. Also congratulations to everyone who participated in this fun contest. :)

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    1. So glad you enjoyed this Kukai Chelle.
      Much love...

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  3. When is the next one Gillena. :)

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    1. Surely we will have one for Christmas.

      Much love...

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