Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Winners' Certificates of Indian Kukai #32

The certificates of top five winners  of 32nd Indian Kukai are here :-


                                                  WINNER- Ed Bremson


                            RUNNER UP-Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara


                                           THIRD PLACE-Gautam Nadkarni


FOURTH PLACE-Marion Clarke


FIFTH PLACE-Pepa Odjakova


Organizers,Indian Kukai

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Results of the 32nd Indian Kukai

We conclude the 32nd edition of the Indian Kukai

75 participants took part in the 32nd Indian Kukai.

The theme was HOPE.

This time the winner is Ed Bremson from
Raleigh, NC,USA,  with 36 points.

Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara from Romania takes the Second Place with 24 points.

Gautam Nadkarni from Mumbai,India is Third with 21 points.

Marion Clarke from Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland is Fourth with 19 points and Pepa Odjakova from Plovdiv, Bulgaria , takes the 5th place with 17 points.

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 = 14 pts.

1st Place


spring offers me
a new leaf

Ed Bremson Raleigh, NC,USA
(10,1,8)=36 points


 2nd place


quarantine silence - from somewhere a lullaby

Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara Romania

(9,6,1)=24 points


 3rd place


empty crib... still searching the night sky for a new star

Gautam Nadkarni Mumbai, India

(3,6,2)=21 points


4th place


aftermath resting on the rubble a white butterfly

Marion Clarke Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland

(5,4,2)= 19 points


5th place

# 29

last hope an old couple adopt a lame dog

Pepa Odjakova Plovdiv, Bulgaria

(2,3,3)=17 points


6th place

# 35

a robin hops
0n the sunlit window sill-
isolation ward

arvinder kaur
(6,3,1)= 15 points


7th place(x2)

# 24

time standing still my cherry tree continues to bloom

Eléonore Nickolay Vaires sur Marne,France
(3,2,2)=13 points


Mother's Day in the orphanage self made cards

Marta Chocilowska, Warsaw, Poland

(2,4,1)= 13 points


 8th place(x4)


cherry tree in bloom - her first makeup on social media

Ana Drobot Bucharest, Romania

(4,4,0)= 12 points


pregnant – in each puddle sparkles the spring sunshine

Krzysztof Kokot,

Nowy Targ, POLAND
(4,1,2)= 12 points

# 60

parched sky in the farmer's eyes a drop of hope

Vinay Leo R. Bangalore, India.

(2,2,2)= 12 points


power cut

the comfort
of fireflies

Adjei Agyei-Baah Kumasi, Ghana

(7,1,1)= 12 points


 9th place


mother's dream ... her son's image at the doorstep

Mohammad Azim Khan, Peshawar,Pakistan

(3,1,2)= 11 points


 10th place(x3)


social isolation two tulips fondle their heads

Radka Mindova Bulgaria, Sliven city

(3,2,1)= 10 points


Deserted roads - the pair of swallows returns to the old nest

Pasquale Asprea Italy

(1,3,1) = 10 points

# 44

lockdown all her dreams gathered in a tea bin

(4,3,0)= 10 points


 9 points(x2)


shedding to sprout again — Sakura

Madhuri Pillai Australia

(3,0,2)=9 points


Hiroshima the silence of a new dawn

Mark Gilfillan London

(1,4,0)= 9 points


8 points


silent prayers a quiver of votive candles

Ingrid Baluchi Ohrid, Macedonia

(4,2,0)= 8 points


7 points(x5)


a bunch of white lilies - I deceive myself with the hope of reconciliation

Costache Nastasă Romania

(1,0,2)= 7 points


first crocus she knows better days are coming

Nancy Brady Huron, USA

(4,0,1)= 7 points


spring expectation the first grandchild comes along with the lockdown

Lyudmila Hristova, Sofia, Bulgaria

(1,0,2)=7 points


cyclone - a firefly flickers In dark

Sudebi Singha Kolkata ,India
(0,2,1)=7 points


son in ICU enters the temple the atheist

quamrul hassan dhaka, bangladesh

(2,1,1)=7 points


6 points(x3)


returning geese ... a migrant child on expressway flashes a V

sanjuktaa asopa India

(3,0,1)= 6 points


gloomy night a candlelit prayer passes on one more balcony

Milan Rajkumar Imphal , India

(2,2,0)= 6 points


rainbow – my grandson drawing it with a smiley face

Rodica Ștefan Bucharest, Romania
(2,2,0)= 6 points


5 points(x8)


words of prayer invisible whisper lips under the mask

Jurate Norvaisiene Mazeikiai, Lithuania

(3,1,0)= 5 points


after lock down can snow-capped Everest again be viewed?

Barbara A. Taylor Mountain Top, NSW Australia

(2,0,1)= 5 points


hopefully solar bunnies run without masks

Viktoriya Marinova, BULGARIA

(0,1,1)= 5 points


hope and hops one different letter two universes

Dainius Dirgela Vilnius, Lithuania

(0,1,1) = 5 points


ventilator beep followed by a breathe – Covid ward

Archana Kapoor Nagpal, Bengaluru, Karnataka

( 3,1,0) =5 points

# 52

Seniors' residence two elderly friends walk free under a green foliage

Richard Jodoin

Montréal, Canada
(0,1,1) =5 points


in quarantine... the plum tree shares its light with a few sparrows

Kaiser von Kahn Darmstadt,Germany

(3,1,0)=5 points


irises my daughter decorates her father's coffin

Tanusha Sharma Mohali, India

(3,1,0)= 5 points


 4 points (x5)


Thunder storm? Wait for the rainbow.

Subhankar Bhattacharya Dharmanagar,Tripura, India

(1,0,1) = 4 points


vernal equinox-- the apricot tree becoming

Sondra J. Byrnes Jimenez Street Santa Fe

(1,0,1) = 4 points


a winner in times of pandemic - the hope

Vasile Moldovan Romania

(1,0,1)= 4 points


we kill viruses - believing in God and in our doctors

Adina Enăchescu

Râmnicu Vâlcea - România
(0,2,0) = 4 points

# 75

bluer skies another business reopens

Christine L. Villa, North Highlands, CA, USA

(4,0,0)= 4 points


3 points (x7)


travel map I plan vacation trip no mask I hope

Wieslaw Karlinski,Poland

(1,1,0)= 3 points


back from the lockdown — at the customs control point hoping and praying

Minh-Triêt Pham Paris, France

(0,0,1)= 3 points

# 22

prolonged lockdown... how freely seagull stops in flight before the turn

Goda V. Bendoraitienė Klaipėda, Lithuania

(0,0,1) = 3 points

# 27

fireflies in this dark summer— shine lamps

Neena Singh Chandigarh, India

(3,0,0) =3 points

# 39

summer grassland for the surviving zinnias I write a haiku

Neelam Dadhwal Chandigarh, India

(0,0,1)=3 points


GMAT exam... sitting for the fourth time with more confidence

Munia Khan Dhaka, Bangladesh

(1,1,0) =3 points


lockdown... under the eaves sounds of birds

Cristina Apetrei Saveni, Romania

(3,0,0)= 3 points


2 points (x5)


writing the note I hope she’ll never see late thaw

Ignatius Fay Sudbury, Canada

(0,1,0) =2 points


across pandemic spring is on time

Lakshmi Iyer Chennai,India

(2,0,0)= 2 points

# 55

protest march– a peace lily blooms in my garden

Kinshuk Gupta New Delhi, India

(2,0,0) = 2 points


enjoying the stork's comeback to its nest ceasefire

Cezar Florescu

(2,0,0) = 2 points


waiting for the test hail from the dark clouds or drizzle

Henryk Czempiel Strzelce Opolskie, Poland

(0,1,0) = 2 points


1 point(x5)


a little bit of hope and then some gender equality

Vandana Parashar Panchkula,India


ceasefire a flock of cranes under the rainbow

Nikolay Grankin Russia, Krasnodar


pandemic morning-- at the end of narrow road reliable hope

Teiichi Suzuki Osaka ,Japan


long journey following small steps of hope

Kumarendra Mallick Hyderabad, India


Declutter! They motivate still I mess it to messier with desires to create

Kashfy Ahsan Dhaka ,Bangladesh



blooming irises — this pandemic brings us a true humanity

Goran Gatalica, Zagreb, Croatia

# 16

Never have I ever Claimed my share In hope of a recognition that lay bare.

Nazala Salauddin Dhaka, Bangladesh


snow avalanche I pray that you will return to life

Nijolė Kerušauskienė, Kaunas, Lithuania

# 38

Pandemic the world is down side up morning sun brings hope

RANIERI Christiane France

# 45

In the wake of war Hope fixed its mangled feathers Set to reach new heights

Ramisha Rahman

Dhaka, Bangladesh

# 47

Her tent on the beach Open, she smiles wide Black teeth

Roy Duffield Barcelona, Spain


inside cocoons – distanced social larvae feeding on hope

B.Vadivelrajan , Chennai, India

# 58

blossoming nature clear waters and blue sky - I hope we learned that

Mihail Buraga Bucharest, Romania


brought lilac scent the wind hopeless romantic

Andrius Luneckas, Vilnius, Lituania


locked down conscience— a balm of native hope on migrants' blistered feet

Rashmi VeSa Bengaluru, India


sunday blues - a rainbow grows from the rain

Florin Golban, Bucuresti, Romania


writing a haiku pinging a message to myself

Mark Gilbert Nottingham, UK


gentle breeze seranade... startled lantern ignites

Kamrun Nahar Dhaka,Bangladesh


hope amidst the clanging of alarm bells- hundreds back home cured

Sandra Martyres Mumbai

 *Haiku#3,#7,#30 and #51 are not shown in the final list as the contestants didn't send their votes.

We look forward to your participation in the 33rd Indian kukai.


Indian Kukai