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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Carpe Diem Extra January 26th 2016 Results of the Winter Kukai
Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
What a wonderful series of haiku were submitted for our Winter Kukai. It wasn't easy to Judge, as I may believe several of you, all the beauties. I think every haiku in this kukai is wonderful and written with a lot of love. However there can be only one winner and a runner-up ...
The winner of the Winter kukai wins the opportunity to create an E-book with a total of 30 pages or 50 haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry form and will be our featured haiku poet for February 2016. Our runner-up wins the opportunity to write one of the Tokubetsudesu episodes of February, or will be the "subject" of one of the Tokubetsudesu episodes written by myself.
Hamish Managua Gunn (a.k.a. Pirate) you are the winner of our Winter kukai with your haiku:
a dark sky's lights dance
in the wolf's eyes
This haiku scored 13 points.
You have the opportunity to create an E-book and you will be our featured haiku poet of February 2016.
Our runner-up, with 7 points, is dt.haase with the following haiku:
the ring of a brass bell
You will be the subject of one of the Tokubetsudesu episodes of February.
Here are the other results
13 points: haiku 12
7 points: haiku 16
5 points: haiku 7, 9, 11 & 27
4 points: haiku 3 & 8
3 points: haiku 10, 14, 15, 23 & 33
2 points: haiku 18, 19 & 30
1 point: haiku 2 & 28
0 points: haiku 1, 4, 5, 6, 13, 17, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32 & 34
Congratulations to our winner and runner-up and thank you all for participating in the winter kukai.
Chèvrefeuille, your host