Sunday, July 1, 2018


[ Image from Wikipedia; fair use]

The Adidas Telstar 18 is the official match ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is being held in the Russian Federation. It is designed by the company Adidas, a FIFA Partner and FIFA World Cup official match ball supplier since 1970, and based on the concept of the first Adidas's World Cup match ball

Dear haiku friends, It's time for another special kukai. Yes its World Cup Season 2018. This year, let us celebrate in haiku: our exhilaration, hype, let downs, griefs; all our emotions and experiences.

World Cup 2018 is our THEME [You need not use the exact words in your haiku] e-mail one haiku, written in the form of your choice, on this theme. Have fun, be creative. Enjoy!
Remember you are writing ABOUT World Cup 2018 BUT need not use the exact words in your haiku for this kukai

a goal almost scored -
a hesitant rain shower
sounds on my roof
© gillena cox 2018 [this haiku was first published at my blog VERSES in a haibun titled NEW WAVE]

Deadline for sending entries is July 10th 2018
Deadline for sending votes is July 20th 2018

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 [about forty words]. When published, these comments and votes will be given anonymous listings. Comments should be kept in the nature of encouraging the continued good haiku writing practice.

The Co-ordinator retains the right to not include a comment as anonymous and to ask the commenter to post his or her thoughts directly to the blog under Comments.

The results of this kukai will be published here at Caribbean Kigo Kukai. After results have been posted, I encourage your after-words as general comments you can post directly here at the blog, just click on Comments at the end of the post.

e-mail your Submission, Vote and comments.

[gift bag image from google dotcom; fair use]
Should anyone wish to pledge a haiku book prize for this kukai, please email me

much love


  1. Replies
    1. Dear Виктория Маринова
      Thank you for your interest in Caribbean Kigo Kukai 'World Cup Kukai 2018'
      email your submission to

      much love

  2. Dear Kukai friends
    Happy to say A book Prize pledge has come in from Michael H Lester
    Notes from a Commode: Volume 1

    Thanks Michael


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