Thursday, April 27, 2017

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Poems remain the copyright of individual writers

Players:
1. Ana Drobot, Romania; 2. Yanda Cox, Trinidad and Tobago; 3. Vasile Moldovan, Romania; 4. Justice Joseph Prah, Ghana; 5. Constantin Stroe, Romania; 6. Pat Geyer, USA; 7. Jim Force, Canada; 8. Walter Artificium, Belgrade, 9. Rita Odeh, Israel, 10. Kwaku Feni Adow, Ghana; 11. Christina Sng, Singapore; 12. Goran Gatalica, Croatia; 13. Adjei Agyei-Baah, Ghana; 14. Mark Gilbert, UK; 15. Shrikaanth K. Murthy, UK; 16. Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă, 17. Keith Simmonds, France; 18. Dan Iulian, Bucharest-Romania; 19. Anthony Q. Rabang, The Philippines


FIRST PLACE
9
first touch-
the way a bud welcomes
a butterfly
--Rita Odeh, Haifa/ Israel
VOTES: 171*** SCORE: 18
COMMENTS: 1. Interesting angle of the subject matter. Different. 2. Have you considered that the poem could be improved without 'the way'



SECOND PLACE
15
a gold carpet
to welcome us home
cassia blooms
--Shrikaanth
VOTES: 332*** SCORE: 15
COMMENTS: I feel in this haiku that autor gives us very good picture of welcome to his home



THIRD PLACE
10
homecoming -
my dog's tail waves
a welcome
--Kwaku Feni Adow, Akosombo, Ghana.
VOTES: *23*** SCORE: 13
COMMENTS: 1. A familiar but heartwarming scene immortalised by this lovely haiku; 2. Nice chimes of vowels and consonants going on.



RESULTS CONTINUES

1
cherry blossoms -
welcoming me in the empty house
the doormat
--Ana Drobot (Bucharest, Romania)
VOTES: **1*** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


2
April showers smile
Welcoming new life
Hail golden poui
--Yanda Cox, Trinidad and Tobago
VOTES: ****** SCORE: 00
COMMENTS:


3
Under the barn eaves
swallows chirping anew...
Welcome home!
--Vasile Moldovan, Romania
VOTES: 3*1*** SCORE: 06
COMMENTS:


4
spring's rain welcome...
among the leaves
full-quavers
--Justice Joseph Prah, Ghana
VOTES: **2*** SCORE: 06
COMMENTS:


5
In the morning
a buttuerfly on the curtain-
welcome guest
--Constantin Stroe, Romania
VOTES: 211*** SCORE: 07
COMMENTS:


6
i tip toe through
the dew dropped grass...
Spring is welcome
--Pat Geyer
VOTES: ****** SCORE: 00
COMMENTS:


7
dishes of oysters
she welcomes me
into her bed
--Nika
VOTES: *41*** SCORE: 11
COMMENTS: 1.There's a lot going on here, including (for me) a lesbian aroma. 2. In this haiku there is good picture of someone emotional memories


8
welcome good child
to my simple spring home -
a refugee dream
-- Damir Damir
VOTES: ****** SCORE: 00
COMMENTS:


11
daybreak
the welcome sight
of our lost cat
--Christina Sng, Singapore
VOTES: 52**** SCORE: 09
COMMENTS:


12
welcome springtime -
my mother decorates eggs
with old lace
--Goran Gatalica, Croatia (Europe)
VOTES: 1***** SCORE: 01
COMMENTS:


13
ripened field
an old scarecrow welcomes
birds to party
--Adjei Agyei-Baah
VOTES: 421*** SCORE: 11
COMMENTS: Interesting picture of birds' party on the scarecrow.


14
welcome
the eye
of the hurricane
--Mark Gilbert, UK
VOTES: 1***** SCORE: 01
COMMENTS:


16.
childhood home
a warm welcome from
the lilac scent
--Cezar
VOTES: 21**** SCORE: 04
COMMENTS: Old homes always have a comforting scent, as does this one, which instantly puts us to ease. This haiku captures the moment perfectly.


17
scent of cherry blooms
blowing in the morning wind...
welcome to spring
--Keith A. SIMMONDS, Rodez, FRANCE
VOTES: **1*** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


18
welcome springtime-
afterlife
in buds
Dan Iulian, Bucharest-Romania
VOTES: **1*** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


19
moving box unpacking -
sleepy cats welcome
the newly weds
--Anthony Q. Rabang, The Philippines
VOTES: 11**** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS: The sleeping cats lend a bit of calm amid the business of a wedding and a move. Nicely captured!


✿ܓ ADDITIONALLY


This lovely haiku could not be added to the list sent to players for vote and comments since is was posted as a comment to the Kukai notice at post #115

Welcome to Springtime
There are bright blooms everywhere
The rains of April
--Quentin Clingerman




THE BOOK PRIZE NOOK
[reiko butterfly image from google dot com]


Congratulations to Rita Odeh.
A copy of Adjei Agyei-Baah's 'Afriku' will be posted to Rita by snail mail




6 comments:

  1. A happy and creative day to all. Thanks for another successful kukai.
    All your votes and comments were received in time. Thanks for being such good sports

    Welcome to new players: Kwaku Feni Adow, Mark Gilbert, and Walter Artificium.
    Our very first kukai can be seen HERE

    Please remember to continue adding any 'afterwords' you may wish to here at the blog at comments.

    much love
    gillena cox, founder/co-ordinator CKK

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  2. Thanks friends for voting to my haiku. Thanks Gillena for such an opportunity to evaluate each others haiku. I enjoyed taking part in this Kukai.

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    1. Congratulations Rita

      much love...

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    2. Hello Rita Odeh. I have mailed your book prize (AFRIKU) to you about a week ago, and hope it finds you well. Congratulation my creative friend.

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  3. Thanks adjei. When I took part in this Kukai, I wished to win in order to get your book because I enjoy reading your haiku.
    I invite you and all our haiku friends to read my Haiku Collection:"Buds of Haiku" on YouTube:

    https://youtu.be/5lVM5TZDnYY

    I wait for your comments.

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