Sunday, December 25, 2016

Romanian Weekly Kukai no. 475

First place 
Ana Urma

winter sunset -
peeling silently
an orange

Second place  
Vasile Conioși-Mesteşanu

the same Xmas tree -
cradling on her knees
a photo album

Third place 
Cristina Oprea Young

wrapped present-
snowy entirely
the childhood home


Cornel C. Costea 

Xmas gifts -
in the mailbox
envelopes with fines

Cristina Parvu

my grandparents' yard  -
only the old dog
making ski slope

Cornel Costea C.

Xmas Eve -
only the wind carols
in the desert village 

Ana Urma

The Journey of Magi -
guide in the night
only one Star

Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă

hoarfrost -
my granny displays
her old laces

Petru-Ioan Gârda

Happy New Year -
all my neighbors
are nutter

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Romanian Weekly Kukai no. 473

First Place

Ana Drobot

starry night -
a cobweb
grasps everything

Argentina Stanciu

anniversary -
coming first in the door threshold
a few snowflakes

Second Place
Luminița Ignea

stranger in town -
the street names under
thick hoar frost

Third Place
Cornel C. Costea

glazed frost everywhere -
so many dance steps and
no spectator


Vasilica Grigoraș

cataract -
the poplar fluff invades
the iris flower

Constantin Iliescu

flea market -
the old man wipes gently 
the dust on books

Corneliu-Traian Atanasiu

the abundant snow
on the little house of cardboard -
the plot thickens

Argentina Stanciu

decorated Christmas tree -
the place in the head of the table
empty this year

Adina Enachescu

downpour -
the paper boats
by the board

Cezar Ciobică

first snowflakes -
quietness even in 
the courtroom

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Romanian Monthly Kukai Results November 2016

   Theme: using the word DHALIA

Special Prize
Doina Bogdan-Wurm

dahlias in his lapel
a touch of sparkle
for the medals

First Place

Ana Drobot

first frost -
the colors of dhalias
are still warm

Dan Norea

the damp earth -
around a dahlia
traces of cane

Second Place
Vasile Conioși-Mesteșanu

wet slb -
in the grandmother's bouquet
even dahlias

Third Place
Florin Florian

a hero's cross -
enlightening his name
yellow dahlias

Fourth Place

Miruna Covor

deserted streets -
only a dahlia in rond
among trash

Ana Urma

dahlias in bloom -
refreshing their white
the first snow

Fifth Place

Gabriela Marcian

warming the yard
a yellow dahlia
under the cold rain

Luminița Ignea

the hue of dahlia
melted under frost

Argentina Stanciu

the widow's yard
under bushes of dahlias
the collapsed fence

Sixth Place

Cristina Pârvu

the ball of flowers
only the dhalia and the wind
in the last waltz

Doina Bogdan-Wurm

dahlias in his lapel
a touch of sparkle
for the medals