Poetry – Playing Catch Up – An Emojiku Poem by Ingrid Wilson, Cindy Georgakas and Goff James

The image depicts a Book Cover titled Wounds I Healed by the artist Nick Reeves. The image supports the Emojiku poem Playing Catch Up written by the poets Ingrid Wilson, Cindy Georgakas and Goff James.

πŸ˜› Playing catch up after
πŸ€“ Editing all yesterday
🏝 I need a holiday

πŸ˜‚ The fun has just begun
πŸ“• Publisher shuts the books
πŸ‘© Rupunzel’s time to play

πŸŒ‘ Pain’s dark road travelled
πŸ“– Women’s wounds deep hidden penned
πŸ—£ Many voices speak

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 / senryΕ« 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 – Cindy Georgakas – Goff James β€“ Hearts Floating at Sea

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

Join in the emojiku fun and share 

To participate use at least three of these emoji prompts  πŸ˜›  πŸ€“  πŸ πŸ˜‚ πŸ“• πŸ‘© πŸŒ‘ πŸ“– πŸ—£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 – Ingrid WilsonCindy Georgakas β€“ Goff James – Air Your Dirty Clothes

Copyright (c) 2022 – Ingrid Wilson – Cindy Georgakas β€“ Goff James – All Rights Reserved 

Image Attribution Β© 2022 Experiments in Fiction / Nick Reeves. All Rights Reseved

Source Attribution https://www.saatchiart.com/art/Painting-Clothesline/412009/7512635/view

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