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Saturday, April 15, 2006

Haikus for Geeks

The use of
Recursive concepts
In the writing of haiku verseIt makes my heart sing like a young Algebra student!

This new breakthrough in structured verse comes to us via a math geek with a blog. The syllables in each consecutive line follow the Fibanacci sequence (1,1,2,3,5,8,13. . .). Each number in the sequence is the sum of the two preceding numbers.

See for the birth of this math geek blog game that has transformed the world of poetry in a short, two week period. Okay, so I accept transforming the world of poetry is not the biggest deal in the world. I also am beginning to think maybe iot doesn't take a lot to rock the wrold of poetry.

Don’t take my word for it, read about it in the NY times: Fibonacci Poems Multiply on the Web After Blog's Invitation .

And I am
Now sticking to it.

1 comment:

Gregory K. said...

Hey now... I'm not a math geek. I'm an all-around geek. I try not to limit myself :-)

Thanks for the link and the Fibs.

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