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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Results: forget-me-nots, Kukai 4 July 2012





4th International Kukai--"forget-me-not" July 2012":
124 Haiku
54 Haijin
21 Countries






The votes appear as per the following sample:
0, 2 ,7 =11
Which means:

No voter gave 3 points,
2 voters gave 2 points,
7 voters gave 1 point
= for a total of 11 points





Final Results forget-me-nots Kukai 4 July 2012
=====================================
both sides
of the old stone wall
forget-me-nots


# 40. Tom Painting, Atlanta, GA USA
2, 4, 5= 19/ 1St. Place
=====================================
sticky notes
on the fridge door
forget-me-nots


# 39. Stella Pierides, DE/UK
2, 0, 7= 13/ 2nd. Place
=====================================
forget-me-nots
on the mantelpiece...
unopened telegram


# 13. Tracy Davidson, UK
0, 4, 2= 10/ 3rd. Place Tie
=====================================
school exchange...
what's Vergissmeinnicht
in English?


# 29. Ralf Bröker, Germany
0, 4, 2= 10 /3rd. Place Tie
=====================================
in old diary
dry forget-me-nots…
we were seventeen


# 36. Asni Amin, Singapore (SG)
1, 2, 3= 10/ 3rd. Place Tie
=====================================
my garden—
forget-me-nots forgot
to sprout this year


# 06. Djurdja Vukelic Rozic, Croatia
2, 0, 2= 8/ 4th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots
little things about you
matter to me now


# 60. Christine L. Villa, US
1, 1, 3= 8/ 4th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots
fading on her palm
his phone number


# 76. Stella Pierides, DE/UK
1, 1, 3= 8/ 4th. Place Tie
=====================================
Moonrise—
the thousands of forget-me-not
and I alone


# 114. Maria Tirenescu, Romania
1, 1, 3= 8/ 4th. Place Tie
=====================================
a puddle—
forget-me-nots circle
around the sun


# 49. Djurdja Vukelic Rozic, Croatia
1, 0, 4= 7/ 5th. Place Tie
=====================================
her old diary—
between two blank pages
a dry Forget-Me-Not


# 119. Cezar F. Ciobîca, Romania
1, 0, 4= 7/ 5th. Place Tie
=====================================
last moments home—
the widow breaks the bowl
with forget-me-nots


# 01. Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, Romania
0, 1, 4= 6/ 6th. Place Tie
=====================================
in the garden
at the nursing home
forget-me-nots


# 17. Bill Kenney, US
0, 2, 2= 6/ 6th. Place Tie
=====================================
blue mascara—
forget-me-nots
through my tears


# 46. Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, Romania
1, 1, 1= 6/ 6th. Place Tie
=====================================
on a tiny slip
the dying soldier scribbles
forget-me-not


# 82. Sandra Martyres, IN
2, 0, 0= 6/ 6th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-not
hiding in the lee—
so are the mosquitos


# 07. Marija Pogorilic, CR
1, 1, 0= 5/ 7th. Place Tie
=====================================
blue pigment's
genetic code—
forget-me-not


# 33. Robert Davey, UK
1, 1 ,0 =5 /7th. Place Tie
=====================================
on a sunny day
spider's net making shade
over forget-me-not


# 50. Marija Pogorilic, CR
0 ,1 ,3 =5/ 7th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots
among the stems
her goodbye note


# 52. Ignatius Fay, CA
1 ,0, 2 =5 /7th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-not
the memory of your face
lost to dementia


# 56. Tracy Davidson, UK
1, 0, 2= 5 /7th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget–me-not...
the sky into your eyes
deeper and deeper


# 67. Dan Iulian, Romania
0, 1, 3 =5 /7th. Place Tie
=====================================
carefully arranged
upon the patient’s table …
fresh forget-me-nots


# 94. Keith A. Simmonds, Rodez, France
0, 2, 1 =5 /7th. Place Tie
=====================================
a whole blue sea—
Forget-Me-Nots
between us


# 99. Vania Stefanova, BG
1 ,1, 0= 5 /7th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots
in her wedding bouquet
something old and blue


# 112. Yamadori Komodori, US
1 ,0, 2 =5 /7th. Place Tie
=====================================
blazing sun—
in the Fig tree's shade,
Forget Me Nots


# 11. Rita Odeh, Nazareth, IL
0, 0, 4 =4 /8th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-not
an unopened mail
after the storm


# 22. Alegria Imperial, CA
1, 0, 1= 4/ 8th. Place Tie
=====================================
All Soul's Day—
a girl picks forget-me-nots
from forgotten grave


# 23. Robert Kania, Poland
0, 2, 0= 4/ 8th. Place Tie
=====================================
summer calm
the scent in the garden's corner
forget-me-not


# 32. Bouwe Brouwer, NL
1, 0, 1 =4/ 8th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots …
the breeze
whispering your name


# 75. Asni Amin, Singapore (SG)
0, 1, 2= 4/ 8th. Place Tie
=====================================
a time
to stand and stare
forget-me-nots


# 91. Kala Ramash, Pune, IN
0, 1 ,2 =4 /8th. Place Tie
=====================================
I'm dying
you stay alone my love
forget me not


# 100. Štefanija Ludvig, Croatia
1, 0 ,1 =4 /8th. Place Tie
=====================================
The moment between
what you said and what I heard—
forget-me-nots


# 110. Poppy Herrin, US
0, 1 ,2 =4/ 8th. Place Tie
=====================================
paragliding...
perfume of forget-me-nots
and a hug.


# 123. Anisoara Iordache, RO
1, 0 ,1 =4 /8th. Place Tie
=====================================
gardener’s hut
in soft blue with yellow centers
forget-me-not breathes


# 05. Otsenre Ogaitnas (Ernesto P. Santiago) PH
1, 0, 0 =3 /9th. Place Tie
=====================================
she leaves behind
her forget-me-not plant—
his note unread


# 10. John Daleiden, US
0 ,1, 1 =3/ 9th. Place Tie
=====================================
no shorter way
to the sky—
Forget-me-not


# 42. Lech Szeglowski, Poland
0 ,1, 1 =3/ 9th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots
reflected in the lake...
memorial day


# 54. Rita Odeh, Nazareth, IL
1, 0, 0= 3 /9th. Place Tie
=====================================
The cat purrs
in flower bed
Forget-Me-Not


# 55. Walter Mathois, Vienna, Austria
0 ,1, 1 =3 /9th. Place Tie
=====================================
diving in the blue,
forget me not whispers wind
the fens traveler


# 68. Adam Chmielnicki, PL
0, 1, 1= 3/ 9th. Place Tie
=====================================
memories—
a row of forget-me-nots
a row of opium poppies


# 95. Dan Iulian, Romania
0, 1 ,1= 3 /9th. Place Tie
=====================================
cluttered desk—
next to her own picture
forget-me-nots


# 101. Stella Pierides, DE/UK
0, 0, 3 =3 /9th. Place Tie
=====================================
too young to name
her puppy
forget-me-nots


# 115. Bill Cooper, US
0, 1, 1 =3 /9th. Place Tie
=====================================
anniversary
his calloused fist clenches
forget-me-nots


# 121. Poppy Herrin, US
0, 0 ,3 =3/ 9th. Place Tie
=====================================
a second chance—
his pot of forget-me-nots
softens her hard heart


# 122. A. D. Jaden, US
0, 1, 1= 3 9th./ Place Tie
=====================================
A fragrant wind
inviting and mourning – here
used to live people…


# 04. Smajil Durmisevic, BA
0, 1 ,0 =2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
three little words
forget- me- not
smudged with her tears


# 08. Sandra Martyres, IN
0, 1, 0= 2/ 10th. Place Tie
=====================================
I'm squashing a bouquet—
forget me not
a big lie


# 15. Vladimir Ludvig, Croatia
0,0, 2 =2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget me not
in the deep black dark
still blue


# 35. Štefanija Ludvig, Croatia
0, 1, 0= 2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
rain outside
tears at the window—
forget-me-not


# 43. Caroline Gill, England, UK
0, 1, 0= 2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-not...
his last breath,
her vow of silence


# 48. Otsenre Ogaitnas (Ernesto P. Santiago) PH
0, 1, 0 =2/ 10th. Place Tie
=====================================
a small bouquet
of forget- me- nots
the card is missing


# 51. Sandra Martyres, IN
0, 0, 2= 2/ 10th. Place Tie
=====================================
mother
a trail of forget-me-nots
in her laughter


# 63. Alegria Imperial, CA
0, 0, 2= 2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
grandmother’s day
forget me nots in
the greetings gift


# 71. Ramesh Anand, India
0, 1, 0= 2/ 10th. Place Tie
=====================================
short caress...
the male butterfly
on the Forget-Me-Not


# 73. Vania Stefanova, BG
0, 0, 2= 2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
a few foot from
a forget-me-not field. . .
the road goes on


# 77. Lech Szeglowski, Poland
0, 1, 0= 2/ 10th. Place Tie
=====================================
the different
angles of Forget Me Not—
soldier's letter


# 84. Rita Odeh, Nazareth, IL
0, 1 ,0= 2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
on the grave-mound
pink forget me not stands
love deep down


# 87. Vladimir Ludvig, Croatia
0, 1, 0 =2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots—
small and unpretending
more syllables


# 89. Gheorghe Postelnicu Stops, RO
0, 1, 0 =2/ 10th. Place Tie
=====================================
some escape me—
a patch of forget-me-nots
in the fog


# 102. Lech Szeglowski, Poland
0, 1, 0 =2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
moonbeams—
near by my mother's picture
forget-me-nots


# 107. Ailoaei Cristina, Romania
0, 0 ,2 =2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
between sky
and the Forget-Me-Not field
the ancestors dreams


# 113. Cezar F. Ciobîca, Romania
0, 1, 0 =2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
summer morning—
forget-me-nots left behind
without a note


# 118. Yamadori Komodori, US
0, 1, 0 =2 /10th. Place Tie
=====================================
a forget-me-not
pinned on my dress…
where’s my knight?


# 16. Diana Teneva, BG
0, 0, 1 =1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
on the Ma's grave
innovative SMS—
blossomed forget-me-nots


# 18. Gheorghe Postelnicu Stops, RO
0, 0, 1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
the sweet nothings
you whisper in my ear . . .
forget-me-nots


# 19. Christine L. Villa, US
0, 0 ,1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
adding a wing
to those flights of fancy . . .
forget-me-nots


# 21. Kala Ramash, Pune, IN
0, 0 ,1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
A kiss and a tear
somewhere, long ago
forget-me-not


# 24. Franklin Magalhães, Brazil (BR)
0, 0, 1 =1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
upon the tombstones
of fallen patriots
wood forget-me-nots


# 25. Keith A. Simmonds, Rodez, France
0, 0, 1 =1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
the silver wedding—
forget–me-not flowers
on the mother's grave


# 27. Dan Iulian, Romania
0, 0, 1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
after the quarrel
splattered petals on the floor
his Forget-Me-Nots


# 30. Bernard Gieske. US
0, 0, 1= 1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
sharp wind—
raining down
forget me not seeds


# 31. Ramesh Anand, India
0, 0, 1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
a heart-shaped box...
nothing but
one dried Forget-Me-Not


# 34. Vania Stefanova, BG
0, 0, 1= 1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
her daughter
she asks if I know
forget-me-nots bloom


# 41. Angie Werren, US
0, 0, 1= 1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
masonic lodge
in hanging baskets by the door
forget-me-nots


# 45. André Surridge, New Zealand
0, 0, 1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
she cries in her room
beside his forget-me-nots—
the phone rings and rings...


# 53. John Daleiden, US
0, 0, 1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
spring nightfall…
forget-me-nots
left on the bench


# 58. Diana Teneva, BG
0, 0, 1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
waning moon watches
forget me not wilting
night after night .....


# 61. Vishnu P. Kapoor, Chennai, India
0, 0, 1 =1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
a street musician
swaying to his song
the forget-me-nots


# 62. Kala Ramash, Pune, IN
0, 0 ,1 =1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
Dry forget-me-not
one more tear
to water it


# 64. Franklin Magalhães, Brazil (BR)
0, 0, 1= 1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
your smile—
seeing a butterfly on
the forget me not


# 74. Štefanija Ludvig, Croatia
0, 0, 1 =1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
mum’s birthday…
forget-me-nots
on her grave


# 88. Diana Teneva, BG
0, 0, 1= 1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
Vacanti mouse
a bobbysoxer checks up
myosotis


# 96. Ralf Bröker, Germany
0, 0, 1 =1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
deserted
land, the wild growth of
forget me nots


# 98. Ramesh Anand, India
0, 0, 1 =1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
Forget-me-nots at the hat?
through the steam of tea
a sun of July ...


# 111. Anisoara Iordache, RO
0, 0 ,1 =1/ 11th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots
swaying with the wind
our last dance


# 116. Poppy Herrin, US
0, 0, 1= 1 /11th. Place Tie
=====================================
a wish
for the future...
Forget-Me-Not


# 02. Pat Geyer, US
0, 0, 0 =0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
signatures
and forget-me-not rhymes
yearbook


# 09. Ignatius Fay, CA
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
Grandma's birthday—
a toothless smile and
Forget-Me-Not


# 12. Walter Mathois, Vienna, Austria (AT)
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
sun spiked woodlands—
the forget - me - nots picked
by a lover's hand


# 14. Gillena Cox, TT
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
pink forget me not
for old man's amnesia
only a pink


# 20. Vishnu P. Kapoor, Chennai, India
0, 0, 0 =0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
blue sky and blue ground
blue meadows while you depart,
forget me not please


# 28. Adam Chmielnicki, PL
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
dunked forget-me-nots
brave little blooms soar with
cupid’s spring wings


# 37. Karin Anderson, Australia
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
in the garden
of old age
forget-me-nots and sage


# 38. Valli Poole, Australia
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
so memorable
I send you forget-me-nots—
summer moon


# 44. A. D. Jaden, US
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
together they walk
in the memory of love...
blue Forget-Me-Not


# 47. Pat Geyer, US
0, 0 ,0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
death of love—
not, only the negation
she forgets him


# 57. Vladimir Ludvig, Croatia
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
blue forget-me-nots
on the E-visiting card
of my girlfriend


# 59. Gheorghe Postelnicu Stops, RO
0 ,0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
under a blue sky
quivering forget-me-nots …
a glistening pond


# 65. Keith A. Simmonds, Rodez, France
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
weeding yet again
the forget-me-not
has vanished


# 69. Ralf Bröker, Germany
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
freshly mown field
along the fence row
Forget-Me-Nots


# 70. Bernard Gieske, US
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
the forget-me-nots
the children picked
left on the field


# 72. Bouwe Brouwer, NL
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
running child
drops a blue stem—
forget-me-not


# 78. Caroline Gill, England, UK
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots
fading too quickly—
dance until dawn


# 79. Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, Romania
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
in May I remember
his birthday gift to me...
Forget-Me-Not


# 80. Pat Geyer, US
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
garden value with
forget-me-nots—
lizard's path


# 81. Marija Pogorilic, CR
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
I miss you so…
arranging foget-me-nots
he kneels at her grave


# 83. John Daleiden, US
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
Forget-Me-Not
in the trash: his suicide note...
tear-smeared


# 85. Walter Mathois, Vienna, Austria
0, 0 ,0 =0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-not
inscribed on her diamond ring
another's name


# 86. Tracy Davidson, UK
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
fading sun
outside the ICU window
waves a forget me not


# 90. Vishnu P. Kapoor, Chennai, India
0, 0, 0 =0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
downpour
the last forget-me-not
on her step


# 92. Alegria Imperial, CA
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
Forget-me-not
in the antique diary
lost petals


# 93. Franklin Magalhães, Brazil (BR)
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
down memory lane
her favorites
Forget-Me-Nots


# 97. Bernard Gieske. US
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
wayside flower
two figures part—
forget-me-not


# 103. Caroline Gill, England, UK
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
grandmother's diary…
a dried forget me not
between leaves


# 104. Magdalena Dale, RO
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
Forget-Me-Not field—
reminding me again of
my first love's eyes


# 105. Cezar F. Ciobîca, Romania
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
A haiku and
a thread of forget-me-not—
the gift for you


# 106. Maria Tirenescu, Romania
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
a drop of yolk
in her homemade cookie
forget-me-nots


# 108. Bill Cooper, US
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
forget-me-nots
in the fold
of her ex's letter


# 109. Ellen Compton, US
0, 0, 0= 0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
echo: forget-me-nots...-
hot afternoon
single at the gate.


# 117. Anisoara Iordache, RO
0, 0, 0 =0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
no need for names
the bee probing
forget-me-nots


# 120. Bill Cooper, US
0, 0, 0= 0 /12th. Place Tie
=====================================
don't knock on my door...
your forget-me-nots returned
—address unknown


# 124. Yamadori Komodori, US
0, 0 ,0 =0/ 12th. Place Tie
=====================================
=====================================
=====================================
=====================================
Haijin who failed to vote have their haiku posted with NO RESULTS.


Forget-me-nots
at her doorstep
after the divorce


# 03. Bernhard Kopf, Austria, (AT)
=====================================
playful shadows
white forget-me-nots
and the clouds


# 66. Malvina Mileta, Istria, Croatia
=====================================
spilled are colors
of forget-me-nots
—a rolling butterfly


# 26. Malvina Mileta, Istria, Croatia
=====================================
End of Kukai
=====================================


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Thank you for taking part in the 4th International Kukai.
We look forward to your participation in the next IKK on the first of August, 2012.

Editors:

Rita Odeh, Nazareth,IL
John Daleiden, US





6 comments:

  1. Thank you, Rita for this kukai. I enjoyed it. Congratulations to the top winner and to all the rest of the participants. I look forward to joining you again for the next kukai.

    Asni

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  2. I and John thank you for taking part in the IKK.
    We look forward to your next submissions.

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  3. I look forward to joining in, in August... congratulations to all the July entrants and their efforts :)

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    1. Hi Leo. We are so glad that you decided to join the International Kukai. Please, send your email address to:

      international_kukai@yahoo.com

      and you will get the announcement for August. You can follow the announcements on this blog, too.

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    1. Thanks for your interest in this blog.

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