This is a free verse that depicts the plight of climate migrants who are forced to flee their homes or nation for the collective actions of the entire humanity. A six-wordstory is quoted at the end, for the prompt word ‘free’.
These freed victims have no plans. From non-existent places, they start roaming, bearing globe's guilt against their freewill.
Their minds are now enslaved. As masses, they've survived troublesome days, yearning to breathe free in closed spaces.
When free-land is demarcated with boundaries, and open skies are only for free souls, where else can they settle freely?
July 17 is celebrated as World Emoji Day, an unofficial holiday.
Emojis, symbols of the visual language, have become a part of our everyday life. They were designed with the intention of adding emotions to the digital language. Peeking out from smartphone screens, they are now on clothing, shoes, arts, cakes, gift items, plush toys, and in many more forms.
Who created Emojis?
Emojis were first created by Japanese artist Shigetaka Kurita. He worked with Japan’s main mobile carrier DOCOMO, on the development team for “i-mode,” an early mobile internet platform with the goal of finding new ways to express information. Emojis weren’t 3D in the initial days as we see them now. Kurita sketched emojis as a set of images that can be sent on mobiles and pages as individual characters within the i-mode interface, which implies that they were not international. Continue reading →