Saturday, August 20, 2016

Weekly Romanian Kukai no. 456

First Place – Luminița Ignea

uncultivated field -
the old lady looks at the fair
for alms’ wheat

Second Place – Petru-Ioan Gârda

St Mary’s Day –
the storks prepared
for pilgrimage

Third Place – Rodica P. Calotă

traces of sparrows
in the dust on the road –
cuneiform script

Third Place – Ion Cuzuioc

great drought –
the horse waits for his owner
to take the first sip

Mention – Luminița Ignea

chicory flower -
the watery eyes of the mother
more faded

Mention – Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă

heatwave -
the little girl undresses
her dolls

Mention – Argentina Stanciu

lying on the grass -
a cricket’s song
close to the sky

Mention – Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă

mill in ruins -
only the crickets grinding
the moonlight

Mention – Costin Iliescu

new nest in a tree -
the straw hat
taken by the wind

Mention – Valeria Tamaș

gift on my birthday -
with branches in full bloom
the old acacia tree