Spotlight Poetry Fun Time – A Sunflower for Sharing – An Emojiku Poem by Phil Perkins @ Perkins Designs

The image depicts a painting titled Sunflowers by the artistAmy Vangsgard, . The work is a vibrant painting of sunflowers. The image supports the poem A Sunflower for Sharing written by the photographer and poet Phil Perkind.
© Amy Vangsgard, Sunflowers, 2009

🌻 A sunflower for sharing
💞 Our hearts through words and caring
📣 To speak aloud
😇 Above the crowd
☮️ With peace to guide our bearing

What is emojiku?

The emojiku came about by Cindy Georgakas and Goff James 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 © Phil Perkins – A Sunflower for Sharing

Copyright (c) 2022  – Phil Perkins  – All Rights Reserved

Painting Attribution © Amy Vangsgard, Sunflowers, 2009

Source Attribution https://fineartamerica.com/featured/sunflowers-amy-vangsgard.html

Join in the emojiku fun and share 

To participate use at least three out of the five

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.

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