Tag Archives: Kukai

Revisiting déjà-ku . . .

Several months ago, when I was beginning to test the waters by sending my haiku out to journals and contests, I noticed that I often would see a poem that bore a resemblance to another poem I’d read (or written) … Continue reading

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Kukai III . . .

monsoon season . . . another bridge left uncrossed                   –May Shiki Kukai, free format entry Another month, another entry in Haiku World’s Shiki Kukai.  In addition to this month’s shared kigo (season word) on “the coming of summer,” participants were asked to write a … Continue reading

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Kukai redux . . .

spring fever seed catalogues broadcast throughout the house                   February Shiki Kukai entry In an earlier post, I mentioned that I like to try my hand at submitting haiku to peer-reviewed contests called kukai, where participants write haiku (using a shared kigo or season … Continue reading

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Cuckoo for kukai . . .

pocket calendar– filling in the blank spaces of her memory          4th place tie, Caribbean kigo kukai A kukai is a peer-reviewed contest, where participants submit haiku using a shared kigo or season word (in this case, “calendar”) for anonymous judging.  I’ve submitted … Continue reading

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