Poetry – Sunflowers – An Emojiku Poem by Cindy Georgakas and Goff James

Welcome to the Surreal,

Fantastical, Weird and Wacky World of Emojiku

The image depicts a painting titled Field of Sunflowers by the artist Nancy Beardsley. The work is a vibrant a realistic floral landscape painting of a field of sunflowers. The image supports the poem Sunflowers written by the poets Cindy Georgakas and Goff James.
© Nancy Beardsley, Field of Sunflowers, 2020

Sunflowers by Cindy Georgakas and Goff James

🌻 Sunflowers hold light
😇 Heavenly angels unite
💫 Stars and moon shine bright
🌻 Golden serenade
😇 Heaven’s guardians beguile
💫 Dreams celestial glow

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. However there are no strict restrictive set rules. The format is open and fluid.

In the case of an emojiku the source image is an emoji. The emojiku is made up of at least 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.

Join in the emojiku fun and share 

Today’s Prompts are

🌻 😇 💫

To participate use today’s three emoji prompts and place your response in My Comments Box

Go where the emoji take you. It can be any variation of the emoji. You may also substitute the emoji for different emoji.

Have Fun

Please keep your prompt responses family-friendly. Disrespectful and inappropriate comments will not be responded to and removed immediately.

Poem Attribution – Cindy Georgakas  – Goff James – Sunflowers

Copyright (c) 2022 – Cindy Georgakas – Goff James – All Rights Reserved 

Image Attribution © Nancy Beardsley, Field of Sunflowers, 2020

Source Attribution https://fineartamerica.com/featured/field-of-sunflowers-nancy-beardsley.html

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22 thoughts on “Poetry – Sunflowers – An Emojiku Poem by Cindy Georgakas and Goff James

  1. Did we write that Goff? 😂 I forgot but I LOVE it!
    And what a nice day to post it when my Spillwords Lone Sunflower poem came out.
    Thanks for all you do to keep us up and playing in fun in he sun! 💖💖🌹

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  2. I like Cindy’s emoji-ku!

    And were is mine
    💻get off the computer and get outside
    🌻smell the flowers
    💫 gaze at the stars
    😇and be the human that you are!

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