Tuesday, April 11, 2017


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CKK APRIL SPECIAL - A poem in your pocket 2017

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

For many in the Norther hemisphere it is Spring a time of budding and blossoming when our earth says welcome once more to seeds you may like for planting. In a more liturgal and as well metaphorical sense it is that time of hope and welcoming newness by virtue of the season of Easter; just around the corner. Whats your appreciation of WELCOME? Today i challenge you to haiku your response

Yes, dear haiku friends, It's time for our special kukai; for
A Poem In Your Pocket Day April 27th 2017
I propose Welcome as our kigo. e-mail one haiku, written in the form of your choice, using the prompted word Welcome ; Have fun, be creative. Enjoy!
Remember you MUST use the word Welcome in your haiku for this kukai

welcome sunspots -
morning visits even
before i awake
--gillena cox

Deadline for sending entries is April 18th 2017
Deadline for sending votes is April 25th 2017

A voting list will be e-mailed to all players

Votes to be scored using a total of 6 points; 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.
e-mail your vote and comments

The results will be published here at Caribbean Kigo Kukai on April 21st 2016. 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

Adjei Agyei-Baah has pledged a copy of his book Afriku; which he will post by snail mail, to the winner of this Kukai.


  1. Welcome to Springtime
    There are bright blooms everywhere
    The rains of April

    Quentin Clingerman

    1. Que
      Thanks for sharing your haiku, however i cannot accept it for the kukai, since the list of poems for vote and comments should not indicate the name of the writer. Submissions should be sent by email to me the coordinator, only.

      much love

  2. Oh! I missed the deadline. I will wait for the next contest.

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