Monday, April 12, 2021

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POEMS REMAIN THE COPYRIGHT OF INDIVIDUAL WRITERS

None of the comments during the kukai are from the kukai coordinator. Comments and votes of the players are anonymously stated.

Players: 1. Marina Bellini, Italy;  2. Pat Geyer; USA;  3. Lucia Cardillo, Italy;  4. Krzysztof Kokot, Poland;  5. Giovanna Restuccia, Italy;  6. Daniela Misso, Italy;  7. Willie Bongcaron, Philippines;  8.   Ernesto P. Santiago, Greece;  9. Dan Iulian, Romania;  10. Pasquale Asprea- Italy;  11. Ana Drobot, Romania;  12. Mark Gilbert; UK;  13. Nazarena Rampini, Italia;  14. Nikolay Grankin, Russia;  15. Wiesław Karliński, Poland;  16. Mona Iordan, Romania;  17. Andrzej Dembonczyk, Silesia;  18. Adjei Agyei-Baah,  Ghana;  19. Henryk Czempiel, Poland;  20. Stella Pierides; DE and UK;  21. Cezar Florescu, Romania;  22. Kaiser v Kahn, Germany;  23. Eufemia Griffo, Settimo Milanese, Italy;  24. Billy Antonio, Philippines; 

 

 FIRST PLACE

 21

muezzin's call

the scent of magnolia

enters the mosque

--Cezar Florescu

VOTE: 142*** SCORE: 15

COMMENT: A subtle medley of aromas and sounds.


SECOND PLACE

7

i couldn't

go wrong...

morning jasmines

--Willie Bongcaron, Philippines

VOTE: 123*** SCORE: 14

COMMENT:

 

 THIRD PLACE

15

agave flower

in a gardener's notebook

last entry

--Wiesław Karliński, Poland

VOTE: 132*** SCORE: 13

COMMENT: So poignant. Cause and effect, or chance


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18

plastic flower

a butterfly's stopover

at the porch

--Adjei Agyei-Baah;  Kumasi, Ghana

VOTE: 132*** SCORE: 13

COMMENT: This amused me. It's a four seasons ku!

 


RESULTS CONTINUE

1

arranging pansies—

the yellow with a purple heart

steals the scene

--Marina Bellini, Bagnolo San Vito (MN) – Italy

VOTE: ****** SCORE: 00

COMMENT:

 

2

bold forsythia...

mysterious march myst'ry

unfolds in the snow

--Pat Geyer; East Brunswick, NJ USA

VOTE: ****** SCORE: 00

COMMENT:

 

3

the frost

still opens to hope ...

snowdrops

--Lucia Cardillo – Italy

VOTE: 11**** SCORE: 03

COMMENT:

 

4

lily fragrance -

through a tilted window

moonlight

 --Krzysztof Kokot, Poland

VOTE: *22*** SCORE: 10

COMMENT:

 

5

blooming mulberry -

the world disappeared

behind the corner

--Giovanna Restuccia, Modena, Italy

VOTE: 122*** SCORE: 11

COMMENT:

 

6

purple thistles

against the wall

cul-de-sac

--Daniela Misso, Italy

VOTE: 12**** SCORE: 05

COMMENT:

 

8

white mud lily the power of will kicks in

--Ernesto P. Santiago, Greece

VOTE: **1*** SCORE: 03

COMMENT


9

marble flowers -

the mother's grave visited

just my memories

--Dan Iulian, Romania

VOTE: 21**** SCORE: 04

COMMENT

 

10

Plum flowering tree -

my mother's prayer

for my father

--Pasquale Asprea- Italy

VOTE: 3***** SCORE: 03

COMMENT

 

11

cherry blossoms -

I dress up for our date

on Google Meet

--Ana Drobot (Bucharest, Romania)

VOTE: 11**** SCORE: 03

COMMENT

 

12

never alone

a wavering orchid

on the clifftop

--Mark Gilbert; UK

VOTE: 1***** SCORE: 01

COMMENT

 

13

new buds

in a larger vase

peonies

--Nazarena Rampini; Italia

VOTE: *1**** SCORE: 02

COMMENT

 

14

autumn sky

a toddler touches a chrysanthemum

with his finger

 --Nikolay Grankin

VOTE: 1***** SCORE: 01

COMMENT

 

16

spring is here --

a red bloom opens

atop my cactus

--Mona Iordan, Romania

VOTE: ****** SCORE: 00

COMMENT

 

17

silence

the scent of roses fills up

funeral chapel

--Andrzej Dembonczyk, Silesia

VOTE: 22**** SCORE: 06

COMMENT

  

19

wild flowers

in my garden

immigrants

--Henryk Czempiel; Poland

VOTE: 5*1*** SCORE: 08

COMMENT

 

20

bluebell wood

we follow the scent

of heaven

--Stella Pierides; DE and UK

VOTE: 111*** SCORE: 06

COMMENT

 

22

silver wedding

in her hair

white camellia

--Kaiser v Kahn

VOTE: 4*1*** SCORE: 07

COMMENT: Beautiful images seeping across the lines.

 

23

cherry buds

my child says mom

for the first time

--Eufemia Griffo, Settimo Milanese, Italy

VOTE: 12**** SCORE: 05

COMMENT

 

24

cherry blossoms

the long list

of baby names

--Billy Antonio; Philippines

VOTE: 2*3*** SCORE: 11

COMMENT: A fresh and poignant take on this favorite topic.


5 comments:

  1. Results were promised on April 17th, since all votes were sent in on time. Results are posted early, with the wish for a Happy and Creative Internation Haiku Poetry Day

    FIRST CKK KUKAI
    HERE

    MUCH LOVE
    gillena [Founder/Coordinator: Caribbean Kigo Kukai]

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  2. Wow... i didn't expect that. Thank you to all haijin friends who acknowledge the fragrance of jasmines at daybreak. Best regards all!!! ��‍♂

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  3. night jasmine
    bardancer's
    yawing morning

    © Bidyutprabha

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  4. Thanks for dropping by and sharing Bidyutprabha

    Much❤love

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