Saturday, March 21, 2020

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POEMS REMAIN THE COPYRIGHT OF INDIVIDUAL WRITERS

Players
: 1. Ernesto P. Santiago, Greece; 2. Giovanna Restuccia; Italy ; 3. Damir Damir, Montenegro; 4. Marta Chocilowska, Poland; 5. Rodica Stefan, Romania; 6. Marina Bellini, Italy; 7. Ana Drobot, Romania; 8. Pat Geyer, USA; 9. Pasquale Asprea, Italy ; 10. Brendon Kent, England; 11. Cristina Apetrei, Romania; 12. Cezar Florescu, Romania; 13. Stella Pierides, DE and UK; 14. Mark Gilbert, UK; 15. Rashmi VeSa, India; 16. Billy Antonio, Philippines; 17. Henryk Czempiel; Poland;




FIRST PLACE
17
tall grass
the scythestone tunes in
with a cicada
--Henryk Czempiel; Poland
VOTES: 323*** SCORE: 16
COMMENTS:


SECOND PLACE
16
the silence
between horse hooves
cobbled streets
--Billy Antonio; Laoac, Philippines
VOTES: 3*4*** SCORE: 15
COMMENT 1: I can hear this
COMMENT 2: A very playful way to capture the mood. I can hear
the happy rhythm of the horses walk.
COMMENT 3:.This haiku brings me to a Mediterranean city in the summer early afternoon.
COMMENT 4: Extremely evocative, with its Dickensian aural image.



THIRD PLACE
12
a cicada's song
the old street fiddler
puts aside his violin
--Cezar Florescu
VOTES: 45**** SCORE: 14
COMMENT 1: A lovely image
COMMENT 2: Nothing compares to natural talent and to the beauty of nature. Sometimes we feel so insignificant in front of nature s beauty
COMMENT 3: Clever metaphor..


RESULTS CONTINUES
1
dripping cobbled streets
her one last gelato
is much more intense
--Ernesto P. Santiago; Athens, Greece
VOTES: ****** SCORE: 00
COMMENTS:


2
basil pots-
through the cobbled alleys
sea breeze
-- Giovanna Restuccia; Italy
VOTES: **1*** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


3
rural moon
my late fall shadow
keeping quiet
--Damir Damir, Montenegro
VOTES: 211*** SCORE: 07
COMMENTS:


4
winter stroll
the noiseless owl's shadow
still ahead
--Marta Chocilowska
VOTES: 11**** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


5
tortuous cobbled streets –
with each turn
a new outlook
--Rodica Stefan (ROMANIA)*
VOTES: **2*** SCORE: 06
COMMENTS:


6
silent shadows
of butterflies—camping
in the meadow
--Marina Bellini - Italy
VOTES: **1*** SCORE: 03
COMMENTS:


7
silent shadows
at grandma's Easter table -
childhood memories
--Ana Drobot (Bucharest, Romania)
VOTES: 211*** SCORE: 07
COMMENTS:


8
search for refuge...
healing my loud scars
silent shadows
--Pat Geyer; East Brunswick, NJ USA
VOTES: *2**** SCORE: 04
COMMENTS:


9
hidden cicada
a dream
before opening eyes
--Pasquale Asprea - Italy
VOTES: 211*** SCORE: 07
COMMENTS:


10
a horse's hoof
down cobbled streets
striking sunset
--Brendon Kent, England
VOTES: *3**** SCORE: 06
COMMENTS: Dense imagery, striking soundscape



11
autumn solitude...
the pines' silent shadows
caressing what left
--Cristina Apetrei
VOTES: 411*** SCORE: 09
COMMENTS:A very beautiful and natural ending, the end of a season is like
a good exit from the scene of a show.



13
packed rubber boat—
commotion from the island’s
cobbled streets.
-- Stella Pierides; Neusaess, DE and England, UK
VOTES: ****** SCORE: 00
COMMENTS:


14.
spitting watermelon seeds
the screaming
of cicada
--Mark Gilbert
VOTES: 2***** SCORE: 02
COMMENTS:


15
broken earth—
growing into a shadow
the farmer waits
--Rashmi VeSa; Bengaluru, India.*
VOTES: ****** SCORE: 00
COMMENTS:


[image from google dot com]


This anniversary Kukai was in memory of Martha Magenta who died in January this year (2020)

Her last Caribbean Kigo Kukai haiku
tiny cobbled streets
in silent shadows
a cicada
--Martha Magenta




NEXT KUKAI
INTERNATIONAL HAIKU POETRY DAY IS APRIL 17TH 2019. Our next Kukai will be in celebrations of this day.

2 comments:

  1. Welcome Rodica Stefan.
    Please see our very first kukai HERE

    Thanks to all for another successful kukai. I am always happy when deadlines are met as was the cast this time. Stay safe and healthy
    in these trying times

    MUCH LOVE
    gillena cox (Founder/Co-ordinator Caribbean Kigo Kukai)

    P.S.
    Continue to add your comments about this kukai

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