Thursday, April 30, 2015


Results of the Special Kukai for April 2015 A Poem In Your Pocket Day

PLAYERS: Alegria Imperial,Phillipines; Ana Drobot, Romania; Brendon Kent, England; Diane Mayr, USA; Famida Basheer,India; Gabriel Sawicki,Poland; Keith A. Simmonds, Rodez, France; Magda Sobieszek, Poland; Michael O’Brien, Scotland; Shrikaanth K. Murthy, UK; Yanda Cox, Trinidad and Tobago

pink bubblegum
again she blossoms
under the sakura
Brendon Kent, England
VOTES: 1221** POINTS: 15

the scent from
a pink bubblegum wrapper
marking her book
-- Diane Mayr, USA
VOTES: 15**** POINTS: 11

childrens' quarrel
popping between words
pink bubblegums
--Gabriel Sawicki
VOTES: *4**** POINTS: 8

pink bubble gum
balloons on girly lips
happy birthday barbie
--Famida Basheer
VOTES: 1***** POINTS: 1

swinging in my hair
the wind and her daughter’s
pink bubblegum
--Alegria Imperial
VOTES: 11**** POINTS: 3

pink bubblegum-
she tells the analyst about
her childhood dream
--Ana Drobot, Romania
VOTES: 22**** POINTS: 6

two young lovers with
cherry blossoms in their hair...
pink bubblegum scent
--Keith A. Simmonds, Rodez, FRANCE
VOTES: 1*1*** POINTS: 4

nostalgia for some
far off day -
pink bubblegum
--Michael O’Brien
VOTES: 1*2*** POINTS: 7

pink bubblegum -
with a smile she bursts
my bubble
--Shrikaanth K. Murthy
VOTES: 32**** POINTS: 7

popping pink bubblegum
memories of blue overalls
white kicks jumping rope
--Yanda Cox, Trinidad and Tobago
VOTES: ****** POINTS: 0

taste of the childhood
a pink bubblegum
pops with memories
--Magda Sobieszek
VOTES: 21**** POINTS: 4

LATE ENTRY (received after voting had already been in progress)
cherry trees
blowing their pink bubblegums
only in spring
--Tomasz Szymczak, Poland

Thanks for playing
--gillena cox, founder/co-ordinator CKK

Friday, April 17, 2015


CKK APRIL SPECIAL - A poem in your pocket 2015

Dear haiku friends, This is our first special kukai; for A Poem In Your Pocket Day April 30th 2015.
I propose 'pink bubblegum' as our theme. Send one haiku, written in the style of your choice, using the words pink bubblegum; via e-mail to

The results will be published here at Caribbean Kigo Kukai on April 30th 2015. 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

much love

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