Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Call for Entries- Indian Kukai # 20 - May 2017


Namaste! Hello!



We welcome you to the 20th 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 #20 is
  BLUE
The word need not be used in the haiku, but the haiku should be showing the topic clearly.




Submission Period:
 
TUESDAY – 2nd MAY to TUESDAY – 23rd  MAY 2017 (12 NOON INDIAN STANDARD TIME)

Voting Period:
 
THURSDAY – 25th MAY to THURSDAY – 1ST JUNE 2017(12 NOON INDIAN STANDARD TIME)

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

Results no later than:
 SATURDAY – 10th JUNE 2017




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 #20 (BLUE) – 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 #20 (BLUE) - 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.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Winners Certificates of Indian Kukai # 19


The certificates of top five winners  of 19th Indian Kukai are here :-

                                            WINNER- Cristina Apetrei




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RUNNER-UP:- Mohammad Azim Khan


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3rd Place:- Pepa Odjakova





the other 3rd place winner :-Arvinder kaur




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4th place:-RANIERI Christiane




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 5th place :- Archana Kapoor Nagpal




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Organizers,Indian Kukai.





Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Results Of The Indian Kukai # 19

Namaste! Greetings!


We conclude  the  19th edition of the Indian Kukai today.



68 participants took part in 19th Indian Kukai, and they came

from  22 different countries. 



The theme of this edition was RAINBOW.

This time the winner is Cristina Apetrei from
Botosani ,Romania with 26 points.

Mohammad Azim Khan from Peshawar, Pakistan  takes the runner-up slot with 25 points.


The third place has been shared by Pepa Odjakova from Plovdiv , Bulgaria and Arvinder kaur from Chandigarh, India with 24 points each.

RANIERI Christiane from WITTENHEIM, FRANCE is 4th with 22 points and Archana Kapoor Nagpal, from Bangalore,India is 5th with 18 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.

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WINNER


64


talking divorce our son drawing a rainbow


-Cristina Apetrei

Botosani, Romania
(4,8,2)=26 points


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RUNNER UP



6


jelly beans ... granddaughter separates the seven colours


-Mohammad Azim Khan

Peshawar, Pakistan

(6,2,5)=25 points

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THIRD PLACE(x2)



2


rainbow a mute girl painting her desires


-Pepa Odjakova

Plovdiv, Bulgaria
(8,2,4)=24 points



17


soap bubbles ... all those rainbows that disappeared


-Arvinder kaur

Chandigarh, India

(2,5,4)=24 points

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FOURTH PLACE


36





soap bubble — touching a rainbow with the tip of my finger


-RANIERI Christiane,

WITTENHEIM,FRANCE
(2,7,2)= 22 points



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FIFTH PLACE



7


carrying a rainbow in her holy water pot ... temple path


-Archana Kapoor Nagpal,

Bangalore,India
(3,3,3)=18 points


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SIXTH PLACE(x3)


58


coming home rainbow by rainbow... the puddled road


-Sanjuktaa Asopa

Karnataka, India
(1,5,2)=17 points


63


refugee camp the emptiness of the sky after the rainbow


-Cezar Florescu

Botosani,Romania

(5,0,4)=17 points


10

rain puddle my cat kissing a rainbow

-D.V.Rozic
Ivanic-Grad, Croatia

(3,4,2)=17 points

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SEVENTH PLACE

53

after thunderstorm - grandson tells grandmother colors of the sky

-Małgorzata Formanowska
Wrocław, Poland

(1,1,4)=15 points

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EIGHTH PLACE

9


rainbow in a dewdrop - no one hears my inner joy


-Goda V. Bendoraitiene

Klaipeda, Lithuania
(3,5,0)=13 points




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NINTH PLACE (x3)


30


at the end of the rainbow a cash machine that works


-Mark Gilbert

Nottingham, UK

(3,1,2)=11 points


38

tying the clouds together winter rainbow

-sondra byrnes
USA

(2,0,3)=11 points


66

rainbow moment -- my hospital bed near a window

-James Dobson,
Prudhoe, UK.

(1,2,2)=11 points


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TENTH PLACE (x3)


18


winter rainfall-

above the slum a rainbow sky

-Minh-Triêt PHAM

Paris, France

(2,1,2)=10 points


45


fading rainbow in horizon cows only


-Andrius Luneckas,

Vilnius, Lithuania

(1,0,3)=10 points


19

noon heat the wings of a dragonfly shedding rainbow

-Adjei Agyei-Baah
Kumasi, Ghana

(3,2,1)=10 points





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9 points (x2)



21


spring rainbow through my windshield her smile


- Srinivas Sambangi

Hyderabad,India
(3,0,2)=9 points



29


identical twins on the ultrasound double rainbow


-Christina Sng

Singapore

(0,3,1)=9 points



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8 points


20


rainbow...

what science behind
a smile

-AJAYA MAHALA

Pune,India

(1,2,1)=8 points

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7 points


27


the storm blew the bridge off only the rainbow connects the two shores


-Lyudmila Hristova

Sofia, Bulgaria
(2,1,1)=7 points


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6 points(x2)



47




sunlight spills on waterfalls rainbows

-Mark Gilfillan

London,UK
(0,3,0)=6 points



50


chalk rainbow my granddaughter adds the pot of gold


-Andy Burkhart

Cincinnati, USA

(3,0,1)=6 points

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5 points (x4)



8


a few memories from my childhood... rainbow


-Ana Drobot

Bucharest, Romania

(2,0,1)=5 points


11

hanging raindrops - a rainbow in every one

-John McDonald
Edinburgh Scotland

(1,2,0)=5 points


42

shopping street - the rainbow seems to be just a banner

-Mihail Buraga 
Bucharest, Romania

(1,2,0)=5 points



54

colorful hug under the rainbow the road begins

-Stoianka BOIANOVA
 Sofia, BULGARIA

(0,1,1)=5

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4 points (x5)


12


spring torrent the cascade plunges through its rainbow




-Ignatius Fay
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

(2,1,0)=4 points



39


blindness... will there still be a rainbow after the rain


-Vandana Parashar

Ambala Cantt India

(1,0,1)=4 points


51

rainbow coloured tie- the professor seeks to be remembered

-Sandra Martyres
Mumbai - India

(0,2,0)=4 points


56

wet playground . . . the classroom brightened by twenty six rainbows

-Marion Clarke Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland

(2,1,0)=4 points


59

sudden shower – a rainbow now missing from his painting

-INDRA NEIL MEKALA.
 RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM. India

(0,2,0)=4 points





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3 points (x7)


25


art therapy on black and white grows a rainbow



-Marina Bellini
Bagnolo San Vito (MN) - Italy

(1,1,0)=3 points



32


lost rainbow everyone busy looking for the pot of gold


-Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy

Birmingham, UK

(1,1,0)=3 points


33

at the waterfall nest builders swoop through a rainbow

-Barbara A. Taylor
Mountain Top, NSW Australia

(1,1,0)=3 points


46

after the wedding outside the temple a double helix

-Devin Harrison
 Vancouver Island, Canada

(0,0,1)=3 points


52

fleeting... the pot of gold i once had

-Madhuri Pillai
 Australia 

(0,0,1)=3 points


60

enlightenments in shimmering rainbow horizon of reason

-Minko TANEV 
Plovdiv,BULGARIA 

(1,1,0)=3 points


67

After hurricane devastated city Rainbow arched

-Neelam Sangwai
 Mumbai India

(0,0,1)=3 points

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2 points (x4)



22


rainbow rain into the beggar's pot my last dime



-Nika,
Victoria, BC, Canada


(0,1,0)=2 points



26


grey winter evening - in my vacation album seven colours photo


-Wiesław Karliński

Namysłów, Poland

(0,1,0)=2 points


28

Heaven came down to earth Rainbow on earth Abir blow

-Vibha Rani Shrivastava
Patna (Bihar)

(0,1,0)=2 points


35

that was then... you smiled a rainbow on the cloudy day

-Kumarendra Mallick 
 Hyderabad, India 

(0,1,0)=2 points

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1 point(x13)



3



the chameleon clinging to the sky the rainbow


-Pasquale Asprea

Genoa - Italy



4

creasing the rainbow cranes unfolding wish

-Vibeke Laier.

Randers. Denmark.



5

culminating all colourful kids to brightness rainbow smiles.

-purush rao .R

nolensvilleTn[USA]



13


rainbows- after the storm rain bows to colours of joy


-Munia Khan

Dhaka, Bangladesh

15


Globalization - Beatles' dream has to come true with native flag Rainbow


-Nicu Stopel

Bucharest, Romania


16

ribbon in the sky the rainbow wants to give the blue as a gift

-Marie Derley

Ath, Belgium


24

hospice - many rooms with a view of the last rainbow


-Tomasz Szymczak

Chojnice, Poland


43

spring rainbow glimpses between ice floes

-Jurate Norvaisiene

Mazeikiai, Lithuania


49

Rainbow Fish Moon... spinning kaleidoscope dreams through my fisheye lens


-Pat Geyer

East Brunswick, NJ USA


57

rainbow- his commitment uncertain


-Sudebi Singha

Kolkata,India

61


drop after drop colorful greeting for the rainbow


-Ivanka Yankova

Asenovgrad, BULGARIA

62


i can hear the voice of the spectrum rainbow waves from your heart


-Ani Ivanova

Plovdiv,Bulgaria


55

midnight rainbow her necklace sparkles in the dark of the bar

-Zornitza Harizanova

Sofia, Bulgaria
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NO POINTS THIS TIME, SORRY


1


The sun´s kissing drops of rain through the cherry-tree Caleidoscope of colours


-Ruzica Soldo,
Siroki Brijeg bosnia and Herzegovina


14


floating clouds summoning frog song the rainbow

-Anna Cates
Wilmington, Ohio (USA


23


sunshine through door’s prismatic glass roy g. biv

-Nancy Brady
Huron, USA


31



summer’s rain a motley of heaven band of your eye pupils!

-Nijolė Kerušauskienė,
Kaunas, Lihuania



34



running municipality tap Kids break it into fountain & rainbow

-shabbir shaikh
India



37



After the pouring rain Ho! a rainbow then... Ha!

-Richard Jodoin
Montréal, Canada



40


Bridge for happiness sky illumination glow like a shining star

-Dragica Ohashi,
Kiyosu, Japan


41


before the rainbow after the rainbow still colour blind!

-Emmanuel Jessie Kalusian
Port Harcourt Country: Nigeria


44



shrinking puddles the rainbow loses form

-Blessmond Alebna Ayinbire.
Bolgatanga, Ghana.




48



after the shower the blackbird’s song over the rainbow

-Eleonore Nickolay
Vaires sur Marne France



65


disabled P space where we both broke oil rainbow

-Dainius Dirgėla
Vilnius, Lithuania


68


passing clouds- rainbow in shallow puddles

-Vani Sathyanarayan
Bangalore, India




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Thank you for your participation!

Organizers, Indian Kukai