Karina Klesko, US and John
In the November 2008 Issue . . .
Congratulations to the November 2008 "old diary" Kukai
Place: Bill Kenney, US
Second Place Tie:
Kaplan, US; Magdalena Dale, RO; Rafal Zabratynski, PL;
Catherine J. S. Lee, US
Third Place Tie:
Peter H. Pache, US; Richard Straw, US; Bill Kenney, US;
Jacek Margolak, PL; Martin Gottlieb Cohen, US; Kristin
For the "old diary" kukai
twenty-five poets from
seven countries contributed sixty-eight haiku. Read the
diary" Kukai Results
Escape to a winter
holiday with the fifty-four haiku written by ten haiku poets
from six countries who contributed their vision of a "winter
holiday"; read the haiku.
Featured this month is Ed Baker's
as well as
An Interview with Ed Baker:
At the Border of Silver and Tacky
by Geof Huth, US. Featured
in Huth's interview are 15 photos of Ed Baker's studio / home.
Rengay Through The Seasons by Vaughn
Seward featuring rengay numbers ten through thirteen of
the year long rengay project hosts guest writer Max Verhart.
Global Correspondents have sent the three reports this
River Lime a Trini Lifestyle
by Gillena Cox,
Johannesburg to Cape Town
Jeff Spahr-Summers; and
Poetic Telepathy by
The Book Fair
features two books:
The Reagan Psalms CD
by A. D. Winans, and
Dr.Sarojini Sahoo, IN
The Dark Abode; Ed Baker contributed twenty-three
illustrations and the cover for The Dark Abode. If you are looking
for a good read, try one of these books.
Editor, Jeff Spahr-Summers, creator and editor of
Victims, treats November readers to the art of Michael A.
Kohut, poetry by
Karen Douglass, Amy Kohut, and J. A. Spahr-Summers.
Appearing for the
first time in Sketchbook: Helen
Buckingham, Bristol, UK; Toshiaki Koike, JP/CA; Elna Naskova; Mariusz Ogryzko,
PL; Dorota Pyra, PL; Dr. Sarjini Sahoo, IN; Dr. Kalpna Singh,
IN; Janice Thomson, CA. We extend
each of you a warm welcome.
competitions the editors recommend include the following:
is now open for December submissions. Remember, the 20th of
each month is the deadline for open submissions to the poetry
pages. The Editors look forward to reading your poetry.
Please join us as we venture into our fourth year of
December 2008 Kukai:
The December 2008 Kukai theme is
"winter night". Use the exact words "winter
night" in the haiku. No more
than a total of three haiku may be submitted. Haiku
submitted to the kukai should not be workshopped, appear
on-line in forums, or in print.
Read the full details here.