Monday, August 03, 2015

Results - Indian Kukai #12 - Boomerang


Dear participants of the Indian Kukai #12,

Namaste!

We have completed another edition of the Indian Kukai. Congratulations are in order to each of you for participating.
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We had received entries from 66 haiku poets from 22 countries this time!

Australia (3), Bangladesh (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Bulgaria (7), Canada (3), Croatia (1), England (5), France (4), Germany (2), Ghana (3), India (16), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Lithuania (4), Northern Ireland (1), Philippines (1), Poland (3), Romania (8), Russia (1), Serbia (1), Ukraine (1), USA (1)
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The winners of the Kukai this time are:

First: Nishant Mehrotra [Surat, India]
Second: Gautam Nadkarni [Mumbai, India]
Joint Third: Wiesław Karliński [Namysłów, Poland], Kwaku Feni Adow [Akosombo, Ghana]
Fourth: Goda V. Bendoraitiene [Klaipeda, Lithuania]
Fifth: cezar c. [Botosani, Romania]
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Votes displayed as ( 7, 4, 5 ) = 7 x 1pt votes + 4 x 2pt votes + 5 x 3pt votes = 7 + 8 + 15 = 30 pts

The complete results are below:

First place with 23 points

back home...
all the voices here
still mine

Nishant Mehrotra [Surat, India]
(4,5,3) = 23 pts
*

Second place with 22 points

lovers' point—
her name bounces back
from the hills

Gautam Nadkarni [Mumbai, India]
(8,4,2) = 22 pts
*

Third place with 21 points

incorrect address
a love letter
from me to me

Wiesław Karliński [Namysłów, Poland]
(5,5,2) = 21 pts
*

asphalt vapour. . .
afternoon raindrops
return to the sky

Kwaku Feni Adow [Akosombo, Ghana]
(5,5,2) = 21 pts
*

Fourth place with 19 points

short summer...
grannie is learning the language
of her grandchild

Goda V. Bendoraitiene [Klaipeda, Lithuania]
(5,4,2) = 19 pts
*

Fifth place with 16 points


father's day
still waiting for his return
from the war

cezar c. [Botosani, Romania]
(11,1,1) = 16 pts
*



14 points


moonlit night-
the moss scented echoes
from the old well

Vidya Venkatramani [Chennai, India]
(4,2,2) = 14 pts
*

half a dream—
my letter returns
unopened

Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy [Birmingham, UK]
(6,4,0) = 14 pts
*



12 points

after the storm--
his letters are returned
unopened

James Dobson [Prudhoe, UK]
(5,2,1) = 12 pts
*

nursery school van
my smile at the girl comes back
with a tongue tease

Ajaya Mahala [Pune, India]
(2,2,2) = 12 pts
*



11 points

into the morning
and out again
a church bell chime

Iliyana Stoyanova [St Albans, UK]
(6,1,1) = 11 pts
*

At the storks clattering
he remembers my first name -
Alzheimer

Christiane Ranieri [WITTENHEIM FRANCE]
(0,1,3) = 11 pts
*

old age home...
he gets the same room
as his father

Vandana Parashar [Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir) India]
(6,1,1) = 11 pts
*

old photographs
she longs to revisit
her younger self

Marion Clarke [Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland]
(1,5,0) = 11 pts
*



10 points

boomerang...
the echo of mother's instructions
on my lips!

Shalini Sunkuru [Norwich, United Kingdom]
(3,2,1) = 10 pts
*

the boomerang
we dusted all these years --
crescent moon

Sheila Windsor [Bexhill-on-Sea, England]
(4,3,0) = 10 pts
*

spring morning
the stick comes back
dog attached

Raamesh Gowri Raghavan [Thane, India]
(4,3,0) = 10 pts
*

old by lanes--
my childhood returns
to a new city

Rajeshwari Srinivasan [Thane, India ]
(1,0,3) = 10 pts
*



9 points

new moon
the waves brought back
an empty boat

Alexey Andreev [Moscow, Russia]
(7,1,0) = 9 pts

Voter’s comment: Would have been better using ‘bring’ instead of ‘brought’ on L2.
*



8 points

like in childhood –
the old dog tries
to fetch back the ball

Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara [Galaţi ,Roumanie]
(2,0,2) = 8 pts
*



7 points

foreign moon
a broken boomerang
in my drawer

Billy Antonio [Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines]
(3,2,0) = 7 pts
*

mossy well...
startled doves echo
my loneliness

Yesha Shah [Surat, India]
(3,2,0) = 7 pts
*


6 points


city of childhood
over the house
new moon

Alexander Shytkovskiy [Energodar, Ukraine]
(0,0,2) = 6 pts
*

once and again
the horse cannot outrun the snail -
carousel

Lyudmila Hristova [Sofia, Bulgaria]
(6,0,0) = 6 pts
*

first flush of cherry -
'cause of too much beauty
returns every spring

Mary T. Stella [Rome, Italy]
(0,0,2) = 6 pts
*



5 points

sand fishing
the child throws back her catch
with a sob

Cynthia Rowe [Sydney, Australia]
(2,0,1) = 5 pts
*

in ancient caves
tall figures jesture
with boomerangs

Barbara Taylor [Mountain Top, Australia]
(0,1,1) = 5 pts
*

will she come back? -
in our park first time I see
boys with boomerangs

Tomasz Szymczak [Chojnice, Poland]
(0,1,1) = 5 pts
*

on the way
my bad thoughts return
to me

Pepa Odjakova [Plovdiv, Bulgaria]
(3,1,0) = 5 pts
*

boomerang
keeps coming back
like karma

Munia Khan [Dhaka, Bangladesh]
(0,1,1) = 5 pts
*

letter to grandma -
never return than
the memories

Dan Iulian [Bucharest-Romania ]
(0,1,1) = 5 pts
*



4 points

I do not want
night cry comes back from darkness
want want want

Dainius Dirgėla [Vilnius, Lithuania]
(0,2,0) = 4 pts
*

the beggar shouts
at the almsgiver...
too much cholesterol

Seshu Chamarty [Hyderabad, India]
(1,0,1) = 4 pts
*

resting on cattle’s back
after their migratory escapade
white egrets

Adjei Agyei-Baah [Kumasi, Ghana]
(1,0,1) = 4 pts
*

Angry teens slams
The swinging door -
Mother feels her pain

Saikiran [ Hyderabad, India]
(0,2,0) = 4 pts
*



3 points


old age home —
the stepson returns
her spite

Vinay Leo R. [Bangalore, India]
(3,0,0) = 3 pts
*

birthday party -
behind the waves
sunset or sunrise

Ana Drobot [Bucharest, Romania]
(0,0,1) = 3 pts
*

boomerang
he never came back
to her

Janina Weidholz [Wiesbaden Germany]
(0,0,1) = 3 pts
*

boomerang --
again and again he tries
for a laugh

Julie Warther [Dover, Ohio USA]
(1,1,0) = 3 pts
*

windless night ...
her cries retreat
as the lullaby dims

Aditya Ashribad [Dehradun, India ]
(0,0,1) = 3 pts
*

lean season
the goat returning from
the dried grass

kOJO TURKSON [Ghana ]
(1,1,0) = 3 pts
*



2 points


echoes of falling
winter shadows
chiaroscuro

Ignatius Fay [Sudbury, Ontario, Canada]
(2,0,0) = 2 pts
*

happy moment
once shared gets back
pen-pal's letter

Artūras Šilanskas [Vilnius, LITHUANIA]
(0,1,0) = 2 pts
*

a true love
returns to a lover
like boomerang...

Božidar Škobić - Čika Boško [Višegrad , Bosnia and Herzegovina ]
(2,0,0) = 2 pts
*

sunset
my toddler reading sunbeam
a bedtime story

Ken Sawitri [Jakarta, Indonesia]
(0,1,0) = 2 pts
*

Flapping, back here --
the boomerang,
the swallow.

Francesco Gonella [Padova, Italy]
(0,1,0) = 2 pts
*



1 point

In the mailbox
a return love letter...
another boomerang

Vasile Moldovan [Bucharest, Romania]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*

boomerang moon
being in a wax she makes him
mad at her

Angelica Seithe [Wettenberg Germany]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*

this summer
a stranger is close
to me

Dorota Ocińska [Łódź, Polska]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*

His estranged wife
returns for the second time…
a new beginning

Keith A Simmonds [Rodez, France]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*

sunrise again
to nowhere
just widowed

Andrius Luneckas [Vilnius, Lithuania]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*

lunar eclipse -
in shaman's dream boomerang
thrown at the sun

Miruna Covor [Bucharest, Romania]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*

oh, so silly...
after receiving a new boomerang
I threw my old one!

Tomislav Maretić [Croatia]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*

hurling their voices after the tour guide's Cooeeeee! in the gorge

* Cooee: used to attract attention, especially at a distance

Samar Ghose [Perth, Australia]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*

just a peep -
her look smiled to me
like a train

Mihail Buraga [Bucharest, Romania]
(1,0,0) = 1 pts
*



No points this time, sorry.


larger than life
temptations await
my return

Pravin Menon
[Bangalore, India]
*

Quo vadis Cartoon Art -
as too offensive pencil
bullet boomerang

Nicu Stopel
[Dridu, Romania]
*

dinner crumbs
the bouncing chat clears
my thoughts of him

Alegria Imperial
[Vancouver, Canada]
*

Neither in wood nor in carbon
My heart thrown
Dangerous boomerang

Sylvain Gardet
[Rouen, France]
*

Lazy summer days
all this time in the hammock
a nine months feeling

Richard Jodoin
[Montréal, Canada]
*

Tho echo of refugees´ cry
flys in cold-hearted emptiness
like boomerang in dry desert

Ruzica Soldo
[Bosnia and Herzegovina]
*

Returning boomerang
Teaches me
Karma. ...

Shabbir Shaikh [India]
*

shooting star —
my vow such a boomerang
of the moon

Minh-Triêt PHAM [Paris, France]
*

the lingering scent
on your red baby scarf-
home alone

Vani Sathyanarayan [Bangalore, India]
*

tom and jerry --
the pirates lose their way
in stormy night

Kumarendra Mallick [Hyderabad, India]
*


No votes received. Results hidden

IN TRANCE
RUNNING IS THE WITCH BEFORE
THE MOON

Tatjana Debeljacki
[Užice,Serbian ]
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See you at the next kukai in September 2015.


Jayashree Maniyil
(for Indian Kukai)


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