Choppy Seas An Emojiku Poem
by Suzette Benjamin and Goff James
🌊 Choppy seas banter
⛵️ Seething passions navigate
🐠 Swimming schools of thought
🌊 Dreams’ waves moonlit sing
⛵️ Dawn’s sails skim the horizon
🐠 Flying fishes dance
What is emojiku?
The emojiku came about by Cindy Georgakas and Goff playing emoji tennis in the WP comments box. It was a natural step to take it one stage further and develop from being just a fleeting form of discourse into something more poetically constructive.
An emojiku is a hybrid poetic form, and is similar in format to a haiku / senryū or haiga.
In the case of an emojiku the source image is an emoji. The emojiku is made up of three different emoji. Each emoji being the inspiration for one line of the short poem.
The process of creating an emojiku begins by a blogger sending three different emoji to a fellow blogger.
The second blogger responds by writing their emojiku and forwarding it back to the original blogger; who, in turn responds by writing a counterpoint emojiku using the same emoji images.
Emojiku Attribution – Suzette Benjamin – Goff James – Choppy Seas
Copyright (c) 2022 Suzette Benjamin & Goff James – All Rights Reserved
Join in the emojiku fun and share
To participate use the three emoji prompts 🌊 ⛵️ 🐠 and place your response in My Comments Box
Please keep your prompt responses family-friendly. Disrespectful and inappropriate comments will not be responded to and removed immediately.
Poem Attribution – Suzette Benjamin – Goff James – Hearts Floating at Sea
Copyright (c) 2022 – Suzette Benjamin – Goff James – All Rights Reserved
Painting Attribution © Graham Evans, A Choppy Day, 2017
Source Attribution https://artist.com/graham-evans/a-choppy-day/?artid=4952
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