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November 2005 Kukai

Congratulations to Darrell Byrd, the winner of our Kigo section, and to Laryalee Fraser, the winner of our Free Format section!
November 2005 Kukai Results
Kigo Theme: Autumn Wind
Free Format Theme: Friendship

First Place -- 19 pts


autumn wind--
the teapot begins
to whistle

Darrell Byrd
(1,4,8) = 19 pts


Second Place -- 16 pts


autumn wind
in the neighbor's yard
my maple leaves

Jean Jackson
(0,2,12) = 16 pts


Third Place -- 14 pts


autumn wind--
the cemetery fringed
with thistles

Andrew Riutta
(1,3,5) = 14 pts


Fourth Place -- 13 pts


I blow you a kiss--
the autumn wind
steals it away

Zhanna P. Rader
(0,3,7) = 13 pts


Fifth Place -- 12 pts


autumn wind--
again the postman
passes by

max verhart
(0,3,6) = 12 pts


Sixth Place -- 11 pts


autumn wind--
fading voices
of dying leaves

Peter Pache
(2,2,1) = 11 pts

autumn wind ...
I read Jane Eyre
after dinner

Ella Wagemakers
(1,4,0) = 11 pts


- Seventh Place -- 10 pts


- autumn wind...
mallards settle
on a sunlit pond

ed markowski
(1,2,3) = 10 pts


Eighth Place -- 9 pts


autumn wind
a stray dog unearths
a button

Petar Tchouhov
(2,1,1) = 9 pts

autumn wind--
the faint calls
of migrating geese

Audrey Downey
(1,1,4) = 9 pts

marigold spice
on the autumn wind
Day of the Dead

Autumn Moon
(1,3,0) = 9 pts

autumn wind
a man moves from the park
to a city doorway

Beverley George
(0,3,3) = 9 pts

a withered leaf
touching my hair
autumn wind

Israel López Balan
(0,2,5)

autumn winds . . .
two maple leaves race
down the street

marie summers
(0,2,5) = 9 pts

autumn wind
the old man listening for
his train of thought

Bill Kenney
(0,2,5) = 9 pts


Ninth Place -- 8 pts


autumn wind. . .
the newborn burps
in my ear

Kathy Lippard Cobb
(0,2,4) = 8 pts

between the front door
and the u-haul
autumn wind

Mark Hollingsworth
(0,2,4) = 8 pts

a feather flies
from an old lady's hat--
autumn wind

Ami
(0,2,4) = 8 pts


Tenth Place -- 7 pts


wondering if
I'll ever listen--
autumn wind

William Gottlieb
(1,1,2) = 7 pts

growing old
a scent of loneliness
fills the autumn wind

Linda Chambers
(0,2,3) = 7 pts

nothing left
but the autumn wind
old cottonwood

Ann K. Schwader
(0,2,3) = 7 pts

all through recess
a plastic bag in the tree--
autumn wind

DeVar
(0,2,3) = 7 pts

stars at dusk . . .
autumn wind climbs
the dunes

Carol Raisfeld
(0,1,5) = 7 pts


Eleventh Place -- 6 pts


autumn wind
a wide line of mourners
starts to move

garasa
(0,2,2) = 6 pts

autumn wind
too many slices of
pumpkin pie

--ushi
(0,1,4) = 6 pts

city sidewalk--
my ex's perfume
on the autumn wind

gary steinberg
(0,1,4) = 6 pts


Twelfth Place -- 5 pts


autumn wind:
I need new flowers
for Mom's grave

--oino sakai
(0,2,1) = 5 pts

autumn wind
in only one direction
her mood swings

Angèle Lux
(0,2,1) = 5 pts

autumn wind
spending the night
with the weathercock

RaV (Flatline)
(0,1,3) = 5 pts

autumn wind--
too soon the trees
swept bare

Mary Lee McClure
(0,1,3) = 5 pts

autumn wind
I pull another gray hair
from my jacket sleeve

--Susan Antolin
(0,1,3) = 5 pts

hunting season
an autumn wind ruffles
the doe's fur

Carmel Lively Westerman
(0,0,5) = 5 pts

autumn wind--
fading echo
of wild geese

Tristan Coleridge
(0,0,5) = 5 pts


Thirteenth Place -- 4 pts


behind the plow
the furrows white with gulls;
autumn winds

Irene Golas
(1,0,1) = 4 pts

autumn winds
curves of the dune
inside a cobalt bottle

Denise Lizarraga
(0,2,0) = 4 pts

Autumn wind
coming down the hill
. . . her glass bangles

kala ramesh
(0,2,0) = 4 pts

night sky
the sound of the autumn wind
from tree to tree

martin 
(0,1,2) = 4 pts

colored leaves
on the trees, on the ground
autumn wind

Carol A. Anderson
(0,1,2) = 4 pts

dust swirls
in the autumn wind. . .
a sobbing neighbor

Carmen Sterba
(0,1,2) = 4 pts

autumn winds
branches now filled
with sparkling stars

Barbara Campitelli
(1,0,1) = 4 pts

Autumn wind
tangles her hair
the empty nest

j. blain
(0,1,2) = 4 pts

autumn wind
the storm door slams harder
behind me

--john hudak
(0,1,2) = 4 pts


Fourteenth Place -- 3 pts


autumn wind
my grandson wishes
on a falling star

Earl Keener
(0,1,1) = 3 pts

autumn wind
a pile of lily bulbs
ready to plant

agnes eva savich
(0,1,1) = 3 pts

a long journey--
autumn wind following
a yellow leaf

Zeljka Vucinic Jambresic
(0,1,1) = 3 pts

soup kitchen--
flurries
in the autumn wind

aom (tim)
(0,0,3) = 3 pts

autumn wind--
a whitetail buck stirs
the aspen grove

Paul Rainville
(0,0,3) = 3 pts


First Place -- 32 pts


friendship quilt--
soft voices circle
above the squares

Laryalee Fraser
(5,3,11) = 32 pts


Second Place -- 30 pts


yellowed letters--
a rubber band still keeps
the friendship together

max verhart
(3,7,7) = 30 pts


Third Place -- 19 pts


swollen stream--
my friend talks about
the cancer

gary steinberg
(0,4,11) = 19 pts


Fourth Place -- 15 pts


roses in bloom
old friendship renewed
at the funeral

lorin ford
(1,4,4) = 15 pts


Fifth Place -- 13 pts


ICU:
the last breath
of our friendship

--oino sakai
(1,3,4) = 13 pts


Sixth Place -- 11 pts


fifty years on--
looking for friends
on name tags

Bill Kenney
(1,1,6) = 11 pts

autumn chill
wondering who else visits
my friend's grave

Bruce Ross
(0,3,5) = 11 pts

laughing
the same laugh . . .
but such deep creases

kala ramesh
(0,3,5) = 11 pts


Seventh Place -- 10 pts


first day of school
friendship bought
with a piece of cake

Kylie Hooklyn
(0,3,4) = 10 pts


Eighth Place -- 9 pts


Almost all day
the two old monks
in silent prayer.

Horst Ludwig
(1,1,4) = 9 pts

childless friends
we heap praise upon
their four dogs

Agnes Eva Savich
(0,0,9) = 9 pts


Ninth Place -- 8 pts


singles bar
my ex-wife and I
discuss friendship

Dave
(0,2,4) = 8 pts

best friends--
two marshmallows fuse
in the hot chocolate

DeVar
(0,2,4) = 8 pts


Tenth Place -- 7 pts


best friends
our shadows breach
the threshold of her bedroom

ed markowski
(2,0,1) = 7 pts

autumn friend
The house fly returns
to the soup bowl

martin
(1,1,3) = 7 pts

years of tarnish . . .
both pieces
of a friendship necklace

marie summers
(0,2,3) = 7 pts


Eleventh Place -- 6 pts


autumn friendship:
multicolored leaves
suspended in sunlight

Linda Marucci
(1,1,1) = 6 pts

friendship--
twenty years,
two fools

William Gottlieb
(0,2,2) = 6 pts

crowded train--
in some perfumes
some lost friendships

Israel López Balan
(0,2,2) = 6 pts

falling leaves--
another old friendship ends
in a graveyard

Audrey Downey
(0,2,2) = 6 pts

old friendship
sipping beer
saving on words

RaV (Flatline)
(0,2,2) = 6 pts

friendship
golden leaves swirl
in the eddy

j. blain
(0,2,2) = 6 pts

twice around the world
our friendship and suitcases
still intact

Autumn Moon
(0,1,4) = 6 pts


- Twelfth Place -- 5 pts


- autumn pond
reflections of friendship
in her eyes

Darrell Byrd
(1,1,0)= 5 pts

blue forget-me-nots
a decorated jar
of friendship tea

Deborah P Kolodji
(1,0,2) = 5 pts

a moth flutters
in the brown spirea:
farewell to a friend

Irene Golas
(1,0,2) = 5 pts

warm and sweet
as our friendship
his jasmine tea

john tiong chunghoo
(0,2,1) = 5 pts

your definition
of friendship:
I am just an ear

Elizabeth Fanto
(0,1,3) = 5 pts

haiku @ yahoo
a few words
and many friendships

moi (Moira Richards)
(0,1,3) = 5 pts

renewed friendship--
the dog chooses a path
we've both admired

Paul R.
(0,0,5) = 5 pts


Thirteenth Place -- 4 pts


At the park
A friendship transpires
With a goose

Linda Warner
(0,2,0) = 4 pts

layers of sunset
easy silence
of our friendship

Mark Hollingsworth
(0,1,2) = 4 pts


Fourteenth Place -- 3 pts


through thick and thin--
full moon on the narrow road

Earl Keener
(1,0,0) = 3 pts

through the window
wrinkled face smiles
her friend has arrived

Brenda Roberts
(0,1,1) = 3 pts

Indian Summer:
friendship becomes more--
cat in heat

kami (Judy Kamilhor)
(0,1,1) = 3 pts

"friendship"
waving back
in tears

oga
(0,1,1) = 3 pts

my haiku group
for each of us
a wonderful friendship

Carol A. Anderson
(0,1,1) = 3 pts


in the boy's hand

a little gecko--

two friends

Tomislav Maretic
(0,1,1) = 3 pts


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