Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Winners Certificates of Indian Kukai #17


The certificates of top five winners  of 17th Indian Kukai are here :-


                                                                        WINNER :-Archana Kapoor Nagpal



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                                                                                      RUNNER-UP :-Billy Antonio



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                                                                                    3rd Place:-Adjei Agyei-Baah


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4th place:-Sondra J. Byrnes


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5th place :- Mihail Buraga



the other 5th place :-Laura Csilla


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Saturday, September 03, 2016

Results Of The Indian Kukai # 17

Namaste! Greetings!

We conclude  the  seventeenth edition of the Indian Kukai today.

81 participants took part in 17th Indian Kukai, and they came from  25 different countries. 

The theme of this edition was SELFIE.

This time the winner is Archana Kapoor Nagpal from Bangalore,  India with 47 points.

Billy Antonio from Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines  takes the runner-up slot with 27 pointsand Adjei Agyei-Baah from Ghana  takes  the third place with 22 points.


Sondra J Byrnes from Santa Fe, USA is fourth with 20 points.

The fifth place has been shared by Mihail Buraga from Bucharest,Romania and Laura Csilla from Brasov,Romania with 19 points each.


Congratulations to all of them, and to each of you who participated as well.

Complete results as below.
Points are indicated as (5,3,1) = 5*1pt + 3*2pt + 1*3pt = 5+6+3 = 14pts.
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WINNER

4

selfie - i tell myself to smile


- Archana Kapoor Nagpal
Bangalore,India

(4,8,9)=47 points

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Monday, August 01, 2016

Call for Entries- Indian Kukai # 17 - August 2016

Namaste! Hello!



We welcome you to the 17th edition of Indian Kukai.

Indian Kukai comes to you from IN haiku group, which was formed by few like-minded haiku poets at the Haiku Utsav in February of 2013 – for exploring, promoting, enjoying and sinking deeper into the intricacies of this beautiful art form.

We request you to bookmark or follow our blog, Indian Kukai @ http://indiankukai.blogspot.com/

Topics and results will be posted to this blog only. We’ll send you the ballot to the mail ID you use to enter the kukai.




The topic for Indian Kukai #17 is
  SELFIE


SELFIE has been defined as "photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media "You  can find it here http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/selfie
The word need not be used in the haiku, but the haiku should be showing the topic clearly.




Submission Period:
 
TUE – 2nd August to TUE – 23rd  August 2016 (12 NOON INDIAN STANDARD TIME)

Voting Period:
 
THU – 25th August to WED – 31st August 2016(12 NOON INDIAN STANDARD TIME)

(Please note that INDIAN STANDARD TIME is 5:30 Hours ahead of GMT)

Results no later than:
 WED – 7th September 2016




Guidelines:
·                     Participants may send no more than ONE HAIKU ENTRY on the topic. No haiga entries please. Only haiku in English shall be accepted.Please do not leave extra gap between lines of the haiku.
If you keep extra gap intentionally,please mention it.


              
·                     Please do not enter any previously published haiku. Publication includes personal blogs, journals, Facebook, print or websites. Also, please do not use any obscene words in your haiku. We wish to keep the Indian Kukai free of such words.
·                     All haiku entries are to remain anonymous till we publish the results.Any shared information or discussion about your entries in any group or forum, will be considered a violation of the rule.
·                     If you submit a haiku to the kukai, then voting is mandatory.
·                     If you fail to vote during the voting period, then your haiku will be shown without ranking points in the results.

How to enter?
1.                   Send one haiku to our email id: in.kukai@gmail.com
2.                  Only haiku in English shall be accepted.
3.                  The subject for correspondence will be “Indian Kukai #17 (Selfie) – My Entry”
4.                  Please sign your haiku with your name and place of residence (city, country).
5.                   The acknowledgement for the same will come at most by the weekend after we receive your entry.
6.                  Write your entry in the body of the mail, left aligned. Attachments will not be considered.
7.                   We will send a ballot mail with the entries to those who have entered, once the submission period closes.




Guidelines for Voting Period:
·                     Only those who have submitted an entry to this edition of the kukai can vote.
·                     We will send you an e-mail with the entries numbered and made anonymous.
·                     You will have 6 points to use in total, no more than 3 marks to any one haiku entry. All 6 points must be used.
·                     Send all your votes in one e-mail to our email id: in.kukai@gmail.com with the subject for correspondence as "Indian Kukai #17 (Selfie) - My Votes". We request you not to reply to the ballot mail itself, as it will help us to tally your votes easily.
·                     The acknowledgement for the same will come at most by the weekend after we receive your vote mail.
·                     Please do not vote for your own entry. Such votes will result in all your votes being rejected.
·                     Order your votes in the same order as in list.

For eg:
#01 -- 3 points
#06 -- 1 points
#25 -- 2 points
·                     Once voting period closes, the results will be published on this blog. We will intimate the publishing of results on blog via a mail as well.




Welcome again, and we hope you enjoy this edition of Indian Kukai.

Cheers!


Organizers, Indian Kukai.




Friday, June 03, 2016

Winners Certificates of Indian Kukai #16


The certificates of top five winners  of 16th Indian Kukai are here :-


                                                                       WINNER :- Gautam Nadkarni


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    RUNNER-UP :- Adjei Agyei-Baah

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3rd Place:-Archana Kapoor Nagpal



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4th Place :-Constantin Stroe


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5th Place :- Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara


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Thursday, June 02, 2016

Results of the Indian Kukai # 16


Namaste! Greetings!

We conclude  the  sixteenth edition of the Indian Kukai today.

72 participants took part in 16th Indian Kukai, and they came from  22 different countries. 

The theme of this edition was BUTTERFLY.

This time the winner is Gautam Nadkarni  from Mumbai,India with 31 points.

 Adjei Agyei-Baah from Ghana takes the runner-up slot with 30 pointsand Archana Kapoor Nagpal from Bangalore,India takes  the third place with 24 points.

Constantin Stroe from Bucharest, Romania is fourth with 23 points.

Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara from Galaţi ,Romania is fifth with 19 points.


Congratulations to all of them, and to each of you who participated as well.

Complete results as below.
Points are indicated as (5,3,1) = 5*1pt + 3*2pt + 1*3pt = 5+6+3 = 14pts.



WINNER

61

bomb ravaged— only a crayon butterfly on the wall

- Gautam Nadkarni
[Mumbai,India]

( 3,2,8 ) = 31 points



RUNNER UP

49

garden dew… a butterfly rests on silence

-Adjei Agyei-Baah
[Ghana]

( 6,9,2 ) = 30 points


THIRD PLACE

4

broken mirror ... pieces of butterfly here and there

-Archana Kapoor Nagpal
[Bangalore,India]

( 6,6,2 ) =24 points



FOURTH PLACE 

1

Hot afternoon- two butterflies ventilate the bedroom

- Constantin Stroe
[ Bucharest,Romania]

( 5,3,4 ) = 23 points



FIFTH PLACE 

16

butterfly wings – her eyelashes hiding blue


-
Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara
Galaţi ,Roumanie ]

( 4,6,1 ) = 19 points



SIXTH PLACE

66

origami butterfly - how I learnt to get wings

-Arvinder Kaur
Chandigarh, India]

( 3,6,1 ) = 18 points




SEVENTH PLACE (x2)

32

tin-wall shanty the fading smile of a chalk butterfly

-Yesha Shah
[ Surat,India ]

( 4,1,3) = 15 points


51

butterfly... what was never mine

- Ana Drobot
[Bucharest, Romania ]

(6,3,1 ) =15 points


EIGHTH PLACE

71

how gently she captures my heart butterfly net

- Vinay Leo R.
[ Bangalore,India ]

(3,2,2 ) =13 Points



NINTH PLACE 

46

butterfly garden i capture one in a selfie

-Billy Antonio
[Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines]

(6,3,0) = 12 Points




TENTH PLACE (x3)

17

where magnolia petals drift . . . yellow butterfly
-Anna Cates
[Wilmington, OH 45177 (USA)]

(5,3,0) = 11 Points


18

without a ticket flutters in the tram a butterfly

- Pepa Odjakova
[Plovdiv, Bulgaria ]

( 5,3,0) = 11 points


56

spring breeze - in the convict cell a vagrant butterfly

-Dan Iulian
[Bucharest-Romania]

(1,2,2 ) = 11 Points



10 points (x4)


20

flower shop — focusing on the salesgirl with a butterfly tattoo

- Minh-Triêt PHAM
[Paris,France ]

(1,3,1 ) =10 points



42

butterfly wing dust— he lays his baby gently in the little grave

-Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy
[Birmingham, UK]

( 2,1,2 ) = 10 points


63

flying high -- the butterfly strays into rainbow

- Kumarendra Mallick
[ Hyderabad , India ]

( 1,3,1 ) = 10 points


70

my first flight- a red butterfly flits up and down

-Vani Sathyanarayan
[Bangalore,India]

( 3,2,1 ) = 10 points



9 points (x2)


25

a butterfly to and fro on her blouse

Dorota Ocińska
[ Polska, Łódź ]

(3,0,2 ) = 9 points


67

yellow butterfly the way it drifts into Its own light

- Devin Harrison
[Vancouver Island - Canada ]

(0,0,3 ) = 9 points


8 points (x2)


6

child bride... on the palanquin a butterfly

- Mohammad Azim Khan
[ Peshawar, Pakistan ]

( 2,3,0 ) = 8 points


31

dainty butterfly I tell my daughter to spread her wings

-Vandana Parashar
[India]

(0,1,2) =8 points



7 points 


41

dog days... a butterfly stuck between the shutters

Diana Teneva
Haskovo, Bulgaria ]

( 4,0,1) = 7 points


6 points (x3)


5

the monarch’s wings in constant twitch orange asters

- Ignatius
[ Sudbury, Ontario, Canada ]

( 2,2,0 ) = 6 points


30

your wish - butterflies in my garden
- Valentina Ranaldi-Adams
Fairlawn, USA ]

( 0,0,2 ) = 6 points



35

On the streets cell phones addiction wandering butterflies

- Richard Jodoin
Montréal, Canada]

( 1,1,1 ) = 6 points



5 points ( x3 )



7

Reading in the palm, a little blue butterfly right on the life line

- Adina Enachescu
[ Bucharest,Romania ]

( 2,0,1 ) = 5 points


29

confetti . . . suddenly, a blast of butterflies

- Ajaya Mahala
[ Pune,India]

( 2,0,1 ) = 5 points



50

pathology test… I have butterflies in my stomach

- Seshu Chamarty
Hyderabad, India ]

( 2,0,1 ) = 5 point



4 points (x7 )



9

little souls... butterfly on my child's palm listening to the pulse

- Goda V. Bendoraitiene
[Klaipeda, Lithuania ]

( 1,0,1 ) = 4 points


10

two halfs of apple and a butterfly from train - on the station bench

- Nicu Stopel
Bucharest, Romania ]

( 1,0,1 ) = 4 points



19

lunch break - a butterfly throbbing in the bird's beak

- Lavana Kray
Iasi - Romania ]

( 0,2,0 ) = 4 points



26

reading last pages in the sun a butterfly

- Sondra J. Byrnes
Santa Fe USA ]

( 2,1,0 ) = 4 points



45

violet leaf-- in its shade a monarch rests

- Jill Lange
Cleveland Heights, USA ]

( 2,1,0 ) = 4 points


48

ear plugs in my ears your frequently moving lips silent butterfly

- Dainius Dirgela
Vilnius, Lithuania ]

( 1,0,1 ) = 4 points


62

drawing a musical staff for the meadow's song two cabbage whites

- Julie Warther
Dover, Ohio USA]

( 2,1,0 ) = 4 points




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3 points (x9)



2

demolished dancehall - amongst the ruins butterflies jiving

- John McDonald
Edinburgh Scotland ]

(1,1,0 ) = 3 points


34

summertime widow gets dress with butterflies

- Andrius Luneckas
Vilnius, Lithuania ]

(3,0,0 ) = 3 points



39

butterfly throw mother's unfinished crochet in her craft bag

- Madhuri Pillai
Australia ]

(1,1,0) = 3 points



43

spring cleaning the spider couldn't finish eating his butterfly

- Lyudmila Hristova
Sofia, Bulgaria ]

(1,1,0) = 3 points



52

sticky wings unfurl my granddaughter turns thirteen

- Nancy Brady
Huron, USA ]

(3,0,0) = 3 points




53

A kid gapes And I just overlook...

- shabbir shaikh
[ Selu,India ]

(0,0,1) = 3 points



54

butterfly drifting from flower to flower - wandering mind

- Miruna Covor
Bucharest, Romania ]

(3,0,0) = 3 points




55

it hovers over my cabbages... white butterfly

- Catherine Smith
Sydney , Australia]

(3,0,0)= 3 points


57

butterfly I work hard for freedom

- Rajeshwari Srinivasan
[ Thane,India ]

(0,0,1) = 3 points

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2 points (x7)


3

dozing cat - on her white belly an ocher butterfly

- Djurdja Vukelic Rozic
[Ivanic-Grad, Croatia]

(2,0,0) = 2 points




11

Distorted wings splattered on my pane, my life - fragile

-Reshmy Warrier
[Mumbai,India]

(0,1,0) = 2 points



14

reopening day college campus swarm with floral teens..

- Purushotham Rao Ravela
[  Ellicott city MD (usa) ]

(2,0,0) = 2 points



24

By street lamp light a white butterfly's shadow runs on the walkside

- Vasile Moldovan
Bucharest, Romania ]

(0,1,0) = 2 points



47

midday fair butterflies flaunting their world of colours

- Kwaku Feni Adow
[ Akosombo, Ghana ]

(0,1,0) = 2 points


69

red admiral -- a fluttering shadow crosses the decking

James Dobson
[Prudhoe, UK.]

(0,1,0) = 2 points



72

spilled basket of poppies… the little girl chasing butterflies

- Steliana Cristina Voicu
Ploiesti, Romania ]

(2,0,0) = 2 points



1 point (x4)


8

a pine butterfly
glides gently through snow flurries

Barbara A. Taylor
[Mountain Top, NSW Australia ]

(1,0,0) = 1 point



22

skipping class in spring shh! around the corner... first butterflies

Tomasz Szymczak
[Chojnice, Poland]

(1,0,0) = 1 point



37

candles on the first date a dance of countless butterflies in the stomach

Artūras Šilanskas
[Vilnius, LITHUANIA]

(1,0,0) = 1 point



58

flutter of wings causing storms it rests

- Pravin Menon
[Bangalore,India]

(1,0,0) = 1 point

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NO POINTS THIS TIME, SORRY


12

A red butterfly shimmering upon a rose evanescent glow

-Keith A. SIMMONDS
[Rodez ,FRANCE]


13

taking me to the sea`s farther side... fluttering wings

- Rita Odeh
[Haifa, Israel]


15

The plain caterpillar reborns to the colourful beauty What a butterfly?!

- Ruzica Soldo
[Siroki Brijeg,Bosnia and Herzegovina]


21

floral gown- butterfly hovers flower to flower

- Sudebi Singha
[Kolkata, India]


23

me, my loneliness- on a pink flower the blue butterfly

- Munia Khan
[Dhaka, Bangladesh]


28

butterfly and a flower the child doesn't want the net – watches the drawing

- Božidar Škobić
[Višegrad,Bosnia and Herzegovina]


33

butterfly looks back chrysalis - mere empty shell home, sweet home, no more

- Tanja Cilia
[Fleur de Lys, Malta]


36

mourning cloak fluttering across the fields – joy of the life

-Tomislav Maretić
[Zagreb,Croatia]


38

year after year... I experience a short love story again " Madame Butterfly"

- Nijolė Kerušauskienė
[Kaunas, LITHUANIA]


40

Ecstasy — touching an everlasting flower a butterfly

- RANIERI Christiane
[WITTENHEIM, FRANCE]


44

cheerful autumn they wander through my room last butterflies

-Wiesław Karlinski
[ Namysłów, Poland]



59

after the match- colored butterfly sat on the net

- Krzysztof Kokot
[Nowy Targ, Poland]



60

castle's buddleias at the foot of the fortress – butterflies besiege

- Marie Derley
[Ath city, Belgium]



64

curtain slits afternoon sun butterflies across the room

- Kasturi Jadhav
[Mumbai, India]



65

who are you butterfly beyond your color dust?

-Andrei C. Szava
[Cluj-Napoca, Romania]



68

a butterfly in a glass case – Snow White

- Susan Burch
[Hagerstown, MD, USA]



Haiku #27 was withdrawn from the contest.
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Thank you for your participation!

Kash Poet
Organizer, Indian Kukai