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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Results of the July 2013 International Kukai 16—camel photo



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Kukai Ballot No 16 July 2013 Interantional Kukai camel photo
26 Haijin; 26 Haiku; 25 Cities; 8 Countries
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desert sun—
in a camel's far-off look
an oasis dream

# 09. Kashinath Karmakar (kash poet), Durgapur, India (IN)
9 /// 1 , 3 , 8 = 17 /// 1st Place
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praying time—
the old camel's head points
towards Mecca

# 18. Cezar F. Ciobîcă, Botosani, Romania (RO)
18 /// 1 , 2 , 8 = 15 /// 2nd Place
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rise and fall
of the camel's back—
undulating sand dunes

# 21. Sanjukta Asopa, Belgaum, India (IN)
21 /// 1 , 2 , 5 = 12 /// 3rd Place Tie
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thirst—
looking for
a desert rose

# 23. Robert Kania, Warsaw, Poland (PL)
23/// 0 , 4, 4 = 12 /// 3rd Place Tie
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eco tourism—
when your car
is out of gas

# 22. Stops, Bucharest, Romania (RO)
22 /// ,1, 1, 4= 9 /// 4th Place
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a needle
passing through the camel's eye
autumn quilting

# 06. Bernard Gieske, Bowling Green, Kentucky (US)
6///0,2,4=8 /// 5th Place
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summer reflection
ship of the desert steadfast
through winds of change

# 05. Cynthia Rowe, Sydney, Australia AU
5/// 1,1,2=7///6th Place Tie
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unspoken words—
what promise are buried
in these sands?

# 12. S.E. Herrin, Des Moines, Iowa (US)
12/// 0,2,3=7 ///6th Place Tie
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a camel trek . . .
beyond the shadows
whispers of time

# 13. Eduardo Rojas, Wheaton, Illinois (US)
13 /// ,0,2,3=7 /// 6th Place Tie
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lonesome camel—
the oasis flickers under
a relentless sun

# 15. Arie Regev, Magshimim, Israel (IL)
15 /// 1,0,4=7 /// 6th Place Tie
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the intersection
of old ways and new . . .
desert crossing

# 16. Catherine J.S. Lee, Eastport, Maine, (US)
16 /// 0, 0,7 =7 /// 6th Place Tie
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three months later . . .
the camel still waiting for
its master

# 19. Sebastian Lucacs, Dorohoi, Romania (RO)
19 /// 0,2,3=7 /// 6th Place Tie
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midday sun
the ship returns to his
native desert

# 11. Vitali Khomin: Mukachevo, Ukraine (UA)
11 /// 0,1,4=6 /// 7th Place Tie
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empty bottle
like the desert road . . .
camel smiles

# 20. Vinay Leo R., Bangalore, India (IN)
20 /// 1,1,1=6 /// 7th Place Tie
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fading skyline
the wateriness in
the camel's eyes

# 02. Ramesh Anand: Bangalore, India IN
2 /// 0,1,3=5/// 8th Place Tie
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oasis
I carry rinse water
to the garden

# 08. Rick Daddario, Kailua Hawaii (US)
8///1,0,2=5 /// 8th Place Tie
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shifting sands—
a camel chewing the
cud of mirages

# 17. Paresh Tiwari, Hyderabad, India (IN)
17 /// 0,0,5=5 /// 8th Place Tie
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first load . . .
kaleidoscopic colors
burn

# 07. Hema Ravi, Chennai, India (IN)
7 ///1,0,0=3/// 9th Place
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tank procession—
the persistent look
of a bound camel

# 10. Rita Odeh, Nazareth, Israel (IL)
10 ///0,0,2=2 /// 10th Place Tie
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My eyes convey
the pain—
but no one looks.

# 24. Rehn Kovacic, Mesa, Arizona (US)
24 ///0,0,2=2 /// 10th Place Tie
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camel and car
share the roadway—
places to go

# 25. John Daleiden, Phoenix, Arizona (US)
25 /// 0,0,2=2 /// 10th Place Tie
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nightingale—
a camel saddle leans
against dawn

# 12. Sandi Pray, Robbinsville, North Carolina (US)
12/// 0,1,0=2/// 10th Place Tie
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hometown . . .
childhood shadows
welcoming us

# 03. Diana Teneva: Haskovo, Bulgaria BG
3 /// 0,0,1=1/// 11th Place Tie
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road warriors
quest across the desert—
one, pollution free

# 14. Charles Werdenhoff, Joliet, Illinois (US)
14 /// 0,0,1=1/// 11th Place Tie
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Camel rides for hire
Dromedary – Bactrian
Which one will you choose?

# 01. Robert C. Howard: Belleville, Illinois US
1 /// 0,0,0=0/// 12th Place Tie
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camel toe
on the hot midday sand—
i thought my girlfriend

# 04. Andrius Luneckas, Vilnius, Lithuania (LT)
4 ///0,0,0=0///12th Place Tie
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End of Kukai Ballot No 15 July 2013 Interantional Kukai camel photo
26 Haijin; 26 Haiku; 25 Cities; 8 Countries
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Country list of Participants:1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,
Australia, Bulgaria, India, Israel, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, United States
City list of Participants:
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,
Bangalore, India IN
Belgaum, India (IN)
Belleville, Illinois US
Botosani, Romania (RO)
Bowling Green, Kentucky US
Bucharest, Romania (RO)
Chennai, India IN
Des Moines, Iowa (US)
Dorohoi, Romania (R)
Durgapur, India (IN)
Eastport, Maine, (US)
Haskovo, Bulgaria BG
Hyderabad, India (IN)
Joliet, Illinois (US)
Kailua Hawaii (US)
Magshimim, Israel (IL)
Mesa, Arizona (US)
Mukachevo, Ukraine (UA)
Nazareth, Israel (IL)
Warsaw,Poland




1 comment:

  1. Hello Rita, you forgot about Poland and Warsaw ;)

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