sâmbătă, 27 iulie 2013

Shiki Monthly Kukai/July 2013

July 2013 Results

A.Kigo Theme:

War Memorial -
the sunset reddens
the deep silence

Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă
(1,2,2) = 9 pts
**Very moving. We have a good straightforward setting up first line,
and a phrase where even the sunset has its moment of silence. The
middle line really lifts the whole last two line phrase

first kiss –
in the girl’s eyes
evening glow

Virginia Popescu
(0,2,5) = 9 pts

rainy evening glow -
the moon will rise again
on the dried pool
(1,0,1) = 4 pts

swallowing my words ...
blood tests results

Sebastian Lucacs
(0,1,1) = 3 pts

relaxing evening -
a lifeguard is watching
the sinking of the sun
Cristina Oprea
(0,0,3) = 3 pts

so less
from my past -
evening glow

Eduard TARA
(0,0,1) = 1 pts

No Points

Evening glow -
Is this a poppy or
a shooting star?

Steliana Cristina Voicu
Ploiesti, Romania

autumn twilight
like a rainbow -
amazed child


evening glow...
the old couple's gold rings
out of sight

Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu
**Intriguing phrase. Is it because of the end of day that the fear of
home invasion grows (although early morning and afternoon invasions
are more common), or is it a private practice between the couple?

B.Free Format Theme:

old woman –
in her wrinkled hands
a smooth tomatoe

Virginia Popescu
(0,5,6) = 16 pts

vegetable market -
wandering among
fresh colors

Eduard TARA
(0,1,4) = 6 pts

a group of girls
picking bedstraws -
the first stars

(0,0,6) = 6 pts

small town
my freckled neighbor
sells tomatoes

Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu
(0,0,6) = 6 pts
**Very sweet! Tomatoes are fruit though, not vegetables, didn't your
neighbour know that?

Grilled eggplants –
The postman brings me
an old friend letter

Steliana Cristina Voicu
Ploiesti, Romania
(0,1,1) = 3 pts

the basic numbers -
another spoon of spinach
before the dessert

Cristina Oprea
(0,0,2) = 2 pts

steady drought ...
dreaming of
growing lettuce

Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă
(0,0,2) = 2 pts


vineri, 26 iulie 2013

Caribbean kigo kukai




Father's Day -
his raincoat still smells
of pipe tobacco

Cezar-Florin Ciobîca
Votes: 831***
Points: 17

Comments: conveys a fine sense of the lingering scent of Father's
pipe tobacco on his raincoat--the haiku suggests the scent lingers
after his passing-on.

Alone on the street –
it’s time to listen again
to my old raincoat

Eduard TARA
Votes: 321****
Points: 10
rainy day today -
at highest quotation
raincoats' quote

Votes: ******
Points: 00
your raincoat -
one year together
from the day we shared it

Votes: 111***
Points: 06
endless autumn -
from a raincoat in hanger
the loneliness trickles

Dan Iulian
Votes: 321***
Points: 10


marți, 23 iulie 2013

International Kukai/ camel photo

Results of the July 2013
International Kukai #16
Camel photo 

26 Haijin;
26 Haiku;
25 Cities;
8 Countries
# 18. Cezar F. Ciobîcă,
Botosani, Romania (RO)
18 /// 1 , 2 , 8 = 15 ///

2nd Place

praying time—
the old camel's head points
towards Mecca

# 22. Stops, Bucharest,
Romania (RO)
22 /// ,1, 1, 4= 9 ///

4th Place

eco tourism—
when your car
is out of gas



vineri, 19 iulie 2013

Din revista Ploc!, Nr. 44

Printemps – kigo & rythme libre

Primăvara – kigo şi ritm liber
Letitia Lucia Iubu

Fête des Mères –
sur le coin de la table
premier perece-neige

Ziua Mamei –
pe colţul mesei
primul ghiocel

Maria Tirenescu

le vieux parc –
parmi des bancs démolis
les violettes fleurissent

vechiul parc –
printe bănci dărâmate
înfloresc violete

Été - kigo impose & rythme libre
La chaleur
Les feux d’artifices
Vara - kigo impus şi ritm liber

Maria Tirenescu

La canicule –
le chien n’a plus une goutte
dans son écuelle

Caniculă –
câinele nu mai are nici un strop
în strachina lui

joi, 11 iulie 2013

Mainichi - Haiku in English

vineri, 5 iulie 2013


La tema Mt. Fuji, în 5 iulie 2013, David McMurray alege primul poemul Lavanei Kray:

Awaiting her son -

an old Mt. Fuji postcard

under her pillow...

Sînt remarcate de asemenea poemele lui Vasile Moldovan
Quite alone
an ant climbing up
Mt. Fuji

 și al Stelianei Cristina Voicu
The day ends
I am just a traveler
in a Fuji-san dream