Sunday, June 10, 2018

Results of The Indian Kukai # 24





Namaste! Vanakkam! Greetings!


We conclude the 24th edition of the Indian Kukai 

today.


75 participants took part in the 24th Indian Kukai, 

and they came from 22 different countries.,


The theme of this edition was FOREST



This time the winner is Andrius Luneckas from 

Vilnius, Lituania with 32 points.



Archana Kapoor Nagpal from Bengaluru, India 

takes the runner-up slot with 28 points.



Radka Mindova from Sliven city,Bulgaria is third 

with 24 points and Praniti Gulyani from New 

Delhi,India is fourth with 20 points.



The 5th place has been shared by Sandi Pray from 

North Carolina,USA and Tia Haynes from Cuyahoga 

Falls, USA with 16 points each.



Congratulations to all of them, and to each of you 

who participated as well.



Here are the complete results:


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


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1st place: 32 POINTS


#55
dead forest
even the silence here
is different


Andrius Luneckas
Vilnius, Lituania
(7,5,5)=32


*


2nd place: 28 POINTS


#46
a firefly
following another firefly ...
forest trail


Archana Kapoor Nagpal
Bengaluru, Karnataka
(3,8,3)=28


*


3rd place: 24 POINTS


#3
forest -
the child draws again
the same tree


Radka Mindova
Sliven city,Bulgaria,
(6,6,2)=24




*


4th place: 20 POINTS


#68
forest breeze...
the distant taste
of ripening berries


Praniti Gulyani
New Delhi, India
(5,3,3)=20


*


5th place(x2): 16 POINTS


#39
wingbeats
sometimes just knowing
i’m not alone


Sandi Pray
North Carolina
USA
(3,2,3)=16


AND


#56
cloudbathing
a hawk dips in and out
of the treetops


Tia Haynes
Cuyahoga Falls, USA

(2,4,2)=16


*


6th place : 15 POINTS


#13
strawberry glade
walking as if through
a minefield


Nikolay Grankin
Krasnodar, Russia

(1,1,4)=15



*


7th place(x3) : 13 POINTS


#9
rain forest
a king cobra claims
his tree


Mohammad Azim Khan,
Peshawar Pakistan

(3,2,2)=13



*
#10

birth and death --
this earthy fragrance
of the forest


Carol Raisfeld,
New York, USA

(1,3,2)=13



AND



#26
forest clearing
my bald spot draws
more attention


Billy Antonio
Laoac, Philippines

(2,1,3)=13



*


8th place: 12 POINTS


#40
midnight lullaby
twigs touching
the stars


Ajaya Mahala,
Pune, India
(3,3,1)=12




*


9th place (x3) : 11 POINTS


#51
sound of sun
on fallen leaves
softly the steps of a fawn


Sanjuktaa Asopa,
India 
(4,2,1)= 11




*


# 52
oak grove—
shadows harden
on the snow


Anna Cates,
Wilmington, OH. (USA)
(1,2,2) =11



AND




#73
pencil shavings
scent of resin from
an ancient forest


Cezar Florescu
Botosani, Romania
(3,1,2)=11



*

10th place : 9 POINTS


#36
the forest in March
in sunny crocuses
the precipice blooms


Stoianka Boianova,
Sofia, Bulgaria
(1,1,2)= 9



*


8 POINTS(x4)


#12
In the clearing
a well of life-giving water-
forest heartbeat


Don Basilio ,
Romania
(0,1,2)=8



*


#32

A chewed pencil
on the class windowsill
a forest far away


Richard Jodoin
Montréal, Canada
(4,2, 0)=8



 *


#67
ancient forest -
every sound is telling
a true story


Mihail Buraga
Bucharest,Romania 
(0,1,2)=8



 AND


#75
forest morning path
the unwanted company
of flies


Isaac Ofori-Okyere
Kumasi, Ghana
(2,3,0)=8



 *



7 POINTS(x5)



#16
rain forest
under the leaves -
so much life


Pepa Odjakova
Plovdiv, Bulgaria 
(2,1,1)=7


*


#17
forest snowflakes . . .
the silence fills
with whispered secrets


Ingrid Baluchi
Kampala,Uganda
(3,2,0)=7



*


#24
Deep forest -
I stop to listen
to the birds


Pasquale Asprea
Italy
(4,0,1)=7



*



#30
whisper of light
a patch of young aspens
deep in the forest


Sondra J. Byrnes
New Maxico
(4,0,1)=7




*

#59
forest trail...
following the squirrel I find
a path within a path


Kumarendra Mallick
Hyderabad, India
(2,1,1)=7




*

6 POINTS(x7)


#21
Fir forest-
a ChristmasTree
in each home



Emil Marin
Romania
(1,1,1)=6



*


#29
deep forest -
I search thoroughly for you
on Google


Ana Drobot
Bucharest, Romania
(2,2,0)=6



*

#37
sunrise in the forest -
a black dog runs
in my shadow


Giovanna Restuccia
Messina (Italy)
(4,1,0)=6



*


#47
new moon
the bristlecone pines bow
with the Milky Way


Marilyn Ashbaugh
Edwardsburg, USA
(1,1,1)=6




*
#57
thick forest
in your eyes only
sunshine


Lyudmila Hristova,
Sofia, Bulgaria
(1,1,1)=6


*


#71
millennial forest
on the hundred years old tree
one day old nestling



Henryk Czempiel
Strzelce Opolskie,
Poland
(1,1,1)=6




*


# 76
forests greenery
earth delights to feel bare feet
of the citizens


lakshay gandotra
Jammu,India
(0,0,2)=6


 *



5 POINTS(x4)


#14
fumes above the forest
darkly smoked clouds
are predicting rain


Minko Tanev,
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
(0,1,1)=5


*


# 25
Before the rain
a thunder disturbs
the forest sleep


Constantin Stroe
Romania
(3,1,0)


*


#45
forest in the spring
I find once again
new green shades


Jurate Norvaisiene
Mazeikiai, Lithuania
(1,2,0)=5


*


#62
forest rain . . .
your voice lulls me
to dream again


Christine L. Villa
North Highlands, USA
(1,2,0)=5



 *



4 POINTS(x3)


#8
spring -
walking
in the forest's green light


John McDonald
Edinburgh, Scotland
(2,1,0)=4




*

#19
a robin
on the pine
fo(r)est


Sudebi Singha
Kolkata,India
(1,0,1)=4



*


#69

planted forest -
catching the silence
of leaf transpiration


Goran Gatalica,
Zagreb, Croatia
(0,2,0)=4



*



3 POINTS(x10)


#20
forest sounds
I huddle up in a puddle
of moonlight


Vandana Parashar
Chandimandir
India
(1,1,0)=3



*


#22

in the magical wood
trills of nightingale-
my dear , where are you?


Adina Enachescu
Romania
(1,1,0)=3



*


#28
weathered
the raised perch
of our first kiss



Eleonore Nickolay
Vaires sur Marne
France
(0,0,1)=3



*


#31
the rainforest
loses a way in a sky
flock of birds


Wiesław Karliński,
Namysłów, Poland
(1,1,0)=3


*


#41
sunny glade . . .
the loud entrance
of a bee


Marion Clarke
Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland
(3,0,0)=3



*


#58
after storm -
the forest`s shade
floods the valley


Florin Golban,
Bucuresti, Romania
(1,1,0)=3


*


#61
the green way
under century-old trees
a deer is coming


Antoaneta Pavlova,
Bulgaria, Plovdiv
(0,1,1)=3


*


#65
harmattan breeze
embers from forest fire
visit us at home


Adjei Agyei-Baah
Kumasi, Ghana
(3,0,0)=3


*



#72
deep in the woods
the sound of lighting
on falling leaves


Cristina Apetrei
Botosani, Romania
(1,1,0)=3


*




2 POINTS(x6)



# 11
on the dead tree
white fungus...
or a butterfly


Phyllis Lee
Sebring, Ohio ,USA
(2,0,0) = 2



*


#35
a song thrush
in the forest competes with
the sound of rain


Tomislav Maretić
Zagreb,Croatia
(2,0,0)=2



*


#43
sunrise —
along with the chainsaw's song
the forest awakening



Minh-Triêt Pham
Paris, France
(2,0,0)=2



*



#49
the snarl of the hand-saw
uprooted trees
a stream of resin tears


Ivanka Yankova,
Asenograd, Bulgaria
(0,1,0)=2


 *





#70
forest silence -
the music of living
fills our street


James Dobson,
Prudhoe, UK.
(0,1,0)=2



*


#74
on the forest floor
trickle, trickle down
economics


Mark Gilbert
(2,0,0)=2




*


1 POINT(x5)


#1
rainforest ginko
a blood trail leads
to the hut's door


Barbara A. Taylor
Mountain Top, NSW
Australia



*


#23
rainforest
I cling to the lianas
the mosquitoes to my legs


RANIERI Christiane
France



*



 #42
in the woods I stand
among cyclamens - on each
hung a honey bee


D.V.Rozic Ivanic-Grad,
Croatia





*


 #44
no memory of
the tree under which she hid
her treasure box


Marcellin Dallaire
Beaumont Brussels, Belgium





*



SORRY, NO POINTS THIS TIME



#02
United Korea -
by denuclearization
of northern forests


Gheorghe Postelnicu,
Bucharest, Romania



*


#5
forest fire
the smell of death swirls to the sky
untamable


Marina Bellini
Bagnolo San Vito (MN) - Italy

*
#6
drought — roaring reds and yellows the forest fire

Ignatius Fay Sudbury, Ontario, Canada


*

#7
draped in darkness her resentment deepens— rainforest

Michael H. Lester Los Angeles USA




*


#15
no forest
on the body of my love
beginning of summer


Dainius Dirgela
Vilnius, Lithuania



*



#18
sunshine on first green...
my child running through the forest
calls mom, I am here


Goda V. Bendoraitiene
Klaipeda, Lithuania


*

# 33
the wheel marks in the forest
a small puppy wander
tied to a pine trunk


Nijolė Kerušauskienė
Kaunas, Lithuania





*


# 34
abandoned rail track
tusks log in nature forest
elephant hauling


Somayajulu Musunuri
Hyderabad, India





*

#48

limb to limb
united they remain-
forest!


Munia Khan
Dhaka, Bangladesh



*


 #50
Yosemite
rings of a giant Redwood
all these histories



Mark Gilfillan
London - England





*


 #53
peace with my hell...
white flower petal confetti
on the forest path



Dawn Apanius Hudson,
Ohio USA





*



 #54
night forest
I roam
in heartache



Tiffany Shaw-Diaz
Centerville, Ohio, USA



*

#60
octogenarian -
a speck of black forest
on her quivering lips


Arvinder kaur,
Chandigarh, India


*


#64

the winding path
through the leafy forest
road trip


Nancy Brady
Huron, USA


*



#66

birdsong
the verdant forest throbbing
with color


Gautam Nadkarni
Mumbai, India



*
**Haiku no.4,27 and 63 were cancelled as the votes

 were sent as a reply to the ballot mail.Please don't do this.





Congratulations to the winners, and to all who participated. We look forward to your participation in the 25th Indian Kukai.



Organizers,

Indian Kukai





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