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Results of the September / October 31, 2009 "harvest moon"  Kukai
 

 

 

 

Announcing September / October 2009 "harvest moon" Kukai

The September / October 2009 fall Kukai theme is "harvest moon". Use the exact words "harvest moon"  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.

Haiku

Author, Country

To: kukaieditor@poetrywriting.org
Subject: harvest moon kukai

CALL FOR Sketchbook September / October 2009 “harvest moon” Kukai vote:
Voting: Wednesday, October 21 - Wednesday, October 28, 2009, Midnight.

The results will be published in the Sunday, October 31, 2009 Sketchbook.

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 From now on (April 1, 2008), Haiku entered in the Sketchbook kukai must be previously unpublished; they must not be workshopped; they must not appear on any list, forum, group, blog, or in print.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 disqualified.
 

 

    First Place: April Serock, US

    Second Place: Rita Odeh, IL

    Third Place: Jacek Margolak, PL


72 Poets from 18 different countries wrote 158 "harvest moon" Haiku.

Michelle V. Alkerton, CA; Corbelle Armando, US; Ed Baker, US; Francine Banwarth, US; Willie R. Boncaron, PH; Gerry Bravi, CA; Daniela Bullas, UK; Martin Cohen, US; Gillena Cox, TT; Magdalena Dale, RO; John Daleiden, US; Mary Davila, US; Audrey Downey, US; Ignatius Fay, CA; Adelle Foley, US; Jack Foley, US; Terri French, US; Patricia Geyer, US; Bernard Gieske, US; Deirdre Godwin, CA; Judith Gorgone, US; Phyllis Jean Green, US; Gabor G. Gyukics, HU; Philip Hackett, US; Alexander "Lex" Joy, US; Manu Kant, IN; Breindel, Kasher, IL; Frank Kelly, US; Jens-Christian Kjaer, DK; Krzysztof Kokot, PL; Jill Lang, US; Michael Laroque, US; Gary LeBel, US; Erik Linzbach, US; Carole MacRury, US; Tomislav Maretic, Croatia; Jacek Margolak, PL; John McDonald, UK; Tracy McPherson, US; Anne E. Michael, US; Shanna Baldwin Moore, US; Aju Mukhopadhyay, IN; Gautam Nadkarni, IN; Rita Odeh, IL; Peter H. Pache, US; Carol Pearce, US; Eric Petterson, CA; Charishma Ramchandani, IN; Elaine Riddell, NZ; Rebecca Saxon, US; April Serock, US; Trish Shields, CA; Keith A. Simmonds, TT; Monica E. Smith, US; Paul Smith, UK; Iolanda Scripca, US; Richard Stevenson, CA; Brian Strand, UK; André Surridge, NZ; Barbara A. Taylor, AU; Cindy Tebo, US; Juhani, Tikkanen, FI; Jennie Townsend, US; Sasa Vazic, SR; Neal Whitman, US; Diana Woodcock, Quatar; Eiko Yachimoto, JP; Gosia Zamorska, PL

Eighteeen participating Countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, German, Hungry, India, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States

 

harvest moon
the bent backs
of sunflowers

# 23. April Serock, US

1 2 5 12 1st Place

 

harvest moon—
a wish settles
in the pond

 # 73. Rita Odeh, IL
 

1 3 1 10 2nd Place

 

harvest moon
at the end of a dirt road
the scent of stubble

# 32. Jacek Margolak, PL

0 3 3 9 3rd Place

 

a spot of blood
on the unfinished quilt—
harvest moon

 # 92. Terri French, US

1 1 3 8 4th Place Tie

 

scent of ripe apples
in the pantry window
harvest moon

# 115. Jacek Margolak, PL

2 1 0 8 4th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
within the silhouette
the owl's hoot

# 16. Martin Cohen, US

1 1 1 6 5th Place Tie
 

harvest moon
nothing answers
the whippoorwill

 # 46. Jennie Townsend, US

0 1 4 6 5th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
the fading colors
of the vineyard

# 157. Tomislav Maretic, Croatia

0 3 0 6 5th Place Tie

 

frosty harvest moon
plays a ghostly peekaboo
behind cirrus clouds

 # 05. Ignatius Fay, CA

0 2 1 5 6th Place Tie
 

reflected
in the scarecrow's eyes— 
harvest moon

 # 53. Alexander "lex" Joy, US

0 2 1 5 6th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
butter puddling
in the acorn squash

 # 127. Terri French, US

1 0 2 5 6th Place Tie

 

in the curl
of the night’s surf—
harvest moon

 # 155. Carole MacRury, US

1 0 2 5 6th Place Tie

 

in the dustbin
among the beer bottles—
a harvest moon

 # 06. John McDonald, UK (Scotland)

0 1 2 4 7th Place Tie
 

harvest moon—
a scarecrow got a new hat 
from the farmer's wife

# 18. Juhani Tikkanen, Finland

1 0 1 4 7th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
a frog jumps into
his shadow

# 24. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

0 1 2 4 7th Place Tie

 

Bombed harvest moon and
Obama wins a Nobel:
Peace? Big belly laughs!

# 27. Jack Foley, US

1 0 1 4 7th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
remembering your breath
on the windshield

# 29. Judith Gorgone, US

0 1 2 4 7th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
who hears the last leaf
of evening fall?

# 30. Gillena Cox, TT

0 2 0 4 7th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the pickers start their song
over again 

# 31. Erik Linzbach, US

0 1 2 4 7th Place Tie

 

past the harvest
moon undiscovered
stars  

# 34. Carol Pearce, US

1 0 1 4 7th Place Tie

 

harvest moon                 
I startle a rabbit startles me

# 36. Audrey Downey, US

0 1 2 4 7th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
enough about you
let's talk about me 

# 13. Ed Baker, US

0 1 1 3 8th Place Tie

 

a white harvest moon
drifts in the late day sky
lone swan

# 14. Pris Campbell, US

0 0 3 3 8th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
picking the corn
before snowfall

# 59. John Daleiden, US

1 0 0 3 8th Place Tie

 

baking apples
on an open fire—
harvest moon

# 68. Paul Smith, UK

0 0 3 3 8th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
matted in the bare branches
of a tree

# 76. Manu Kant, IN

1 0 0 3 8th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
between city towers
pigeons fly

# 96. John Daleiden, US

0 1 1 3 8th Place Tie

 

wisps of clouds
dim the harvest moon
to a pale ghost

# 101. Ignatius Fay, CA

1 0 0 3 8th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
rolling and rolling
through rolls of leaves

# 118. Judith Gorgone, US

1 0 0 3 8th Place Tie

 

the prize pumpkin
tipping the scale
harvest moon

# 147. Francine Banwarth, US

0 0 3 3 8th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
a persimmon falls
on the neighbour's cat

02. André Surridge, NZ

0 0 2 2 9th Place Tie

 

Satoko drives us
to the church committee
......the harvest moon

# 17. Eiko Yachimoto, JP

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

harvest moon sickle
dives down to gather a fistfull
of rice for serving

# 22. Gabor G. Gyukics

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
at the edge of perception
outbound geese

# 33. Gerry Bravi, CA

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

balloon festival—
rising through conifers
the harvest moon

62. André Surridge, NZ

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

through waters stirring
flash of three slim shubunkins
lit by Harvest Moon

# 67. Diana Woodcock, Qatar

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

his ex-wife haggling
over the alimony...
harvest moon

# 75. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

dry corn stalks
whispering to
this harvest moon

# 81. Carol Pearce, US

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the constant crunch
of acorns

# 83. Judith Gorgone, US

0 0 2 2 9th Place Tie

 

triple incandescent
dents on gold plate
bidding high for harvest moon

# 85. Phyllis Jean Green, US

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

monet's harvest moon
blue clouds blue ships blue water
a black boat outline

# 91. Philip Hackett, US

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

when robins leave
the thrush goes silent
harvest moon

# 116. Carol Pearce, US

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

one part harvest moon
ten parts night sky
stir in leaves (you choose)

# 120. Phyllis Jean Green, US

0 0 2 2 9th Place Tie

 

O shine on harvest
Moon, as in the song, shine on
For me and my gal.

# 124. Frank Kelly, US

0 0 2 2 9th Place Tie

 

harvest moon...
moths dance
above the mums

# 125. Jennie Townsend, US

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
all the roses
fade to white 

# 142. Shanna Baldwin Moore, US

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
a pumpkin emptied
of its seeds

# 143. Carole MacRury, US

0 0 2 2 9th Place Tie

 

splashing water
a toddler extends over
the harvest moon

# 151. Charishma Ramchandani, IN

0 1 0 2 9th Place Tie

 

Winter seed
and virgin field
harvest moon

# 03. Jens-Christian Kjaer (Ashi), DK

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

Harvest Moon shining
on the sick bats’ white noses—
oh what have we done?

# 07. Diana Woodcock, Qatar

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
wine cask half filled
with stars

# 10. Gosia Zamorska, PL

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
the spider weaves
her final web

# 12. Peter H. Pache, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
clear skies punctuate
Thanksgiving

# 15. Trish Shields, CA

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the marriage in full swing
and fireworks overhead

# 25. Manu Kant, IN

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
all the places I've swept
dusty again

# 37. Cindy Tebo, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
remembering your breath
on the windshield

# 38. Judith Gorgone, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

'Neath a harvest moon
Autumnal abundances,
Cornucopia.

# 45. Frank Kelly, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

a field of pumpkins
paying homage
to the harvest moon

# 48. Terri French, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

halos surround
the harvest moon
Thanksgiving

# 71. Trish Shields, CA

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon ...
the last sip of moonshine
from my hip flask

# 80. Jacek Margolak, PL

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the only thing we share
from year to year               

# 82. Audrey Downey, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon rises—
dry autumn leaves
live again

# 86. Monica E. Smith, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

the blue harvest moon
hazy in the wildfire smoke
obscuring the sky

# 87. Deirdre Godwin, Canada

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the geese
go farther on

# 90. Jennie Townsend, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

Day after day
the trees lose their leaves…
harvest moon

 # 95. Magdalena Dale, RO

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

under harvest moon
left thumb on my chin––
still awake

# 97. Neal Whitman, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

a crow passed
harvest moon
in my mind you

# 99. Jens-Christian Kjaer (Ashi), DK

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
plumping
her pillow

# 102. John McDonald, UK (Scotland)

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
suddenly
taking me in the corn-field

# 106. Ed Baker, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

the harvest moon
for midnight delivery
a truck pulls in

# 108. Eiko Yachimoto, JP

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

sea gull
pulling his prey out of
the harvest moon

# 109. Rita Odeh, IL

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

green rice terraces
wait in jasmine white sunshine
for the harvest moon

# 110. Gabor G. Gyukics, Hungry

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

Harvest time again
The reliable old moon
Lantern in the sky

# 114. Adelle Foley, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
growing old waiting
for you                             

 # 117. Audrey Downey, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

under the harvest moon
two lovers—
cheeks blushing

# 121. Monica E. Smith, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

low on the horizon
big as a texaco sign
harvest moon

# 133. Jill Lang, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the silver trunks
of the eucalypts

# 141. Elaine Riddell, NZ

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
end of summer
moon flowers

# 146. Jill Lang, US

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

the harvest moon
disappears with the cloud—
the lake, too

# 150. Tomislav Maretic, Croatia

0 0 1 1 10th Place Tie

 

perch hovering
below my row boat—
harvest moon

# 01. Neal Whitman, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

the first streams
of nights melody
harvest moon

# 04. Bernard Gieske, US

 

harvest moon—
walking the long way
back home

# 08. Paul Smith, UK

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

nouveau harvest moon
imagination taking flight
symbols in the night

# 09. Brian Strand, UK

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

behind dark leafless trees—
bigger, brighter and colourful
a harvest moon

# 11. Daniela Bullas, UK

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Harvest Moon
gold white orb
Light night

# 19. Tracy McPherson, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

a kite in its way
to the harvest moon
wedding bells

# 20. Rita Odeh, IL

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
glowing cheeks
in front of the screen

# 21. Ralf Bröker, DE

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Grass shines with dew.
One red leaf. Harvest moon
setting at daybreak.

# 26. Ann E. Michael, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

As I walk to work
The silver harvest moon shines
In the pre-dawn sky

# 28. Adelle Foley, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Upon her birthday,
her grave's only visitor,
a cold Harvest Moon.

# 35. Michael Laroque, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the golden metallic gleam
of a tractor

# 39. Gautam Nadkarni, IN

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
moon harvest
fall for both

# 40. Phyllis Jean Green, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

hungry crows gathering
under the harvest moon—
the scarecrow, red with anger

# 41. Monica E. Smith, US

 

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
over the deserted pond
a swarm of dancing gnats

# 42. Krzysztof Kokot, PL

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Thanksgiving day
wishing on the harvest moon
for another chance

# 43. Deirdre Godwin, Canada

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

feeling dizzy
feeling mad—
harvest moon

# 44. Sasa Vazic, SR

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

the harvest moon now
a silhouett in blue sky
beige mojave sand

 # 47. Philip Hackett, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

a sliver is seen
of the moon's reticent smile
she hides in shadows

# 49. Rebecca Saxon, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

stacked golden paddies
peace in pristine aroma—
harvest moon

# 50. Aju Mukhopadhyay, IN 

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

summer memories
dim in the pale maize moonlight
autumn harvest moon

 # 51. Patricia Geyer, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

On my way
so many leaves under my foots…
harvest moon

# 52. Magdalena Dale, RO

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
framed in shafts of light a leaf
drifting red

# 54. Gerry Bravi, CA

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

A cold thin crescent...
   in the heart of the hunter,
       heart of the pheasant.

# 55. Gary LeBel,

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon hovers
over quivering branches—
a mother bird

# 56. Breindel Kasher, IL

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

cold...harvest moon
the stars help me find wings
to re-attach them...

# 57. Iolanda Scripca, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Harvest moon over
South Beach - moonglow competes
with glitterati

# 58. Corbelle Armando (Catbird55), US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
rice stalks are pregnant
as they bend

# 60. Willie R. Bongcaron, PH

 

sage grouse
you old night drummer—
harvest moon tango

# 61. Neal Whitman, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Harvest moon
messenger in orange
cold night

# 63. Jens-Christian Kjaer (Ashi), DK

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

in the field
a c r o s s t h e c o r n s t a l k s t u b s
a harvest moon

# 64. Bernard Gieske, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

too hot to sleepwalk the dark stubble field
under harvest moon

# 65. Ignatius Fay, CA

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
in a field
of pumpkins

# 66. John McDonald, UK (Scotland)

 

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

over ripening—
on my grapevine only
harvest moon

# 69. Gosia Zamorska, PL

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

better to be
between harvest moons
than in today's obituary

# 70. Ed Baker, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

everyone plus priest
talking softly tonight
the harvest moon

# 72. Eiko Yachimoto, JP

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

wild rice rise their heads
sharpened harvest moon stalk them
knee high in water

# 74. Gabor G. Gyukics

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Evening of harvest.
Moon above hay bales—
    long shadows, pale light.

# 77. Ann E. Michael, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Harvest and the moon
Endures a deep explosion:
Obamabomber

# 78. Jack Foley, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Golden harvest moon
Illuminate my path home
Drive out the demons

# 79. Adelle Foley, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the farmer's wife slingshots
the crows

# 84. Gautam Nadkarni, IN

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
harvesting the last crop
with a scarecrow

# 88. Sasa Vazic, SR

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

What will we call the
Harvest moon if (or when) there
Are no more harvests?

# 89. Frank Kelly, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

calm summer evening—
red billowing sails greeting
the hidden couple

# 93. Rebecca Saxon, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

day’s hard labour—
farmers rest in fields
evening harvest moon

# 94. Aju Mukhopadhyay, IN 

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
a mouse asleep
in my sock drawer

98. André Surridge, NZ

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

at days end
harvest moon
collects the stars

# 100. Bernard Gieske, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Harvest Moon for light
the beavers chisel away
at the young willow

# 103. Diana Woodcock, Qatar

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

past the bend
in the night river—
harvest moon

# 104. Paul Smith, UK

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
under dusty chess pawn
white circle

# 105. Gosia Zamorska, PL

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

frosted pumpkins
beneath a harvest moon
hallowed ground

# 107. Trish Shields, CA

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

black Friday...
a spider crawling on
the harvest moon

# 111. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
bumper crop in the north
floods in the south

# 112. Manu Kant, IN

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

Isn’t there a song—
“Shine on, Harvest Moon”—old words.
I need loving too.

# 113. Jack Foley, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
at the old village well
laughing women

# 119. Gautam Nadkarni, IN

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

apples, plums, cherries
sauces, preserves, and chutney
my first harvest moon

# 122. Deirdre Godwin, Canada

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

warm prescription
in his upper left pocket—
the harvest moon night

# 123. Sasa Vazic, SR

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

on salcha river
the alaskan harvest moon
a bumble bee

# 126. Philip Hackett, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

october sunset
shadows reaching to the rim
of the canyon wall

# 128. Rebecca Saxon, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

corns scattered
harvest moon casts shadow—
buffaloes munching

# 129. Aju Mukhopadhyay, IN

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

goblins and ghosts
among the corn stubble—
harvest moon

# 130. John Daleiden, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

its back to me
pigeon napping
within the harvest moon

# 131. Carol Pearce, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
shadows take the back stage
as the night bows

# 132. Willie R. Bongcaron, PH

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon . . .
I always knew
he loved her more

# 134. Francine Banwarth, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

raindrops drip
from the scarecrow—
harvest moon

# 135. Barbara A Taylor, AU

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
menopause hot flashes:
my wife moons me!

# 136. Richard Stevenson, CA

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
the changing glow
of a ripening tomato

# 137. Mary Davila, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon
clouds coming from the darkness
become black

# 138. Tomislav Maretic, Croatia

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

summer fades to fall
as the veiled harvest moon
makes her rounds

# 139. Eric Petterson, CA

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

watching us
through an empty sachet
the harvest moon

# 140. Charishma Ramchandani, IN

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

deserted highway
rising into an orange
full harvest moon

# 144. Michelle V. Alkerton, CA

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

the night prepares
for the festivities
harvest moon

# 145. Willie R. Bongcaron, PH

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

cornstalks rattle in the harvest moon

# 148. Barbara A Taylor, AU

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
no steelies, no tombollies,
no bull fudging!

# 149. Richard Stevenson, CA

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
an empty pumpkin fills
with candlelight

# 152. Carole MacRury, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

drifting grey fog
pale yellow glow
harvest moon

# 153. Jill Lang, US

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

tucking in
a roast turkey leg
under the harvest moon

# 154. Barbara A Taylor, AU

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

harvest moon—
God's best tombolly
left in the circle

# 156. Richard Stevenson, CA

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

teachers day out—
in my finger bowl
the harvest moon

# 158. Charishma Ramchandani, IN

0 0 0 0 11th Place Tie

 

 

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# 11--2 pts.
# 28--3 pts.

7. All votes will be compiled and the haiku will then be published in the October 31, 2009 Sketchbook with votes received; on the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, etc. place poets' names will be revealed. Haiku receiving 0 votes will be published without names. If you want your name revealed regardless of the number of votes received please notify the kukaieditor@poetrywriting.org with the submission of your votes.

 The votes will appear as per the following sample:

0 2 7 11 = ____ Place

Which means:

No voter gave 3 points, 2 voters gave 2 points, 7 voters gave 1 point = for a total of 11 points

CALL FOR Sketchbook September / October 2009 “harvest moon” Kukai vote:
Voting: Wednesday, October 21 - Wednesday, October 28, 2009, Midnight.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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