The 12th European Quarterly Kukai Winter 2015 Edition attracted haiku from 186 poets from 38 countries, including 8 from Australia.
Australian entrants were: Samar Ghose and Tash Adams, both from Perth, WA; Jo McInerney, from Boolarra, VIC; Cynthia Rowe, from Sydney, NSW; Barbara A Taylor, from Mountain Top, NSW, Simon Hanson, from Allendale, SA; Lynette Arden, from Norwood, SA; and Marietta McGregor, from Canberra, ACT.
The theme was ‘night’ or ‘day’.
Gaining 16 points, Samar Ghose achieved eighth place with the following haiku:
how to just be day moon
Gaining 15 points, Marietta McGregor was another top-ten finisher, placing ninth with the following haiku:
she saves a poem
to the cloud
Results of the contest can be seen this link: