Announcing July / August 2009 "cicada" Kukai
The July / August 2009 summer Kukai theme is
. Use the exact words
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.
Subject: cicada kukai
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 – Thursday, August 20, 2009 Midnight.
August 21 - Friday, August 28, 2009,
The results will
be published in the Monday, August 31, 2009
Letters to the
Sketchbook editors and discussions on
various forums indicate that some assumptions about a
kukai must be spelled out. From now on (April 1, 2008),
Haiku entered in the Sketchbook
kukai must be previously unpublished; they must
not be workshopped; they must not appear on any list,
forum, group, blog, or in print. In short, if the haiku
has appeared on the internet or in print we consider it
to have been published. The voting in a kukai is
anonymous and publication anywhere voids anonyminity.
Any haiku found to be previously published will be