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World Emoji Day and Emoji Poems



July 17 is World Emoji Day! The reason why July 17 was chosen is really funny -- that's the date on the calendar emoji! Haha! :)

https://worldemojiday.com/



For World Emoji Day, I decided to translate a poem,, A Step Away From Them by Frank O'Hara into emojis. It's really fun! I remember doing this rebus puzzles when I was little where you use images and some letters to make phrases. It's like that, but with emojis!






Here are a few websites where they also translated poems into emojis. There are some classic poems, but in emojis! :)

https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2017/08/18/emoji-poetry/


https://depauliaonline.com/19612/valentinesday/tweet-emojis-love-poems/


Part of the emojis gets cut off in this side by side view, but you can see a larger version of the emoji poem below. Haha! :)



https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42662/a-step-away-from-them

Give it a try! We are good at this!






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