Silly Experiment

Posted By Pamela on Jul 25, 2008 | 5 comments

A few weeks ago in the middle of a meeting, Chris Lintott piped up, “One more line and you’ll have a haiku.” So, I responded “This isn’t that line,” which managed to have the required 5 syllables.

For reasons that can only be explained with the much hated phrases “Just because..”, “I don’t know…” and “I thought it would be fun…” (remember using those reasons on parents?), I decided to Twitter in Haiku and see if anyone noticed. Since July 3 I haiku twittered. It was fun, but I think I should stop now.

I remain quite proud of “A margarita, cold and as big as my head, has now been consumed.”


  1. Yer a freak!

    But a lovable one. 🙂

  2. I noticed! I figured you were doing a little creative writing to ease the pain of writing grants!

    Now, I want each tweet to be a cinquain, and each blog entry to be in iambic pentameter. 😉

  3. Iambic pentameter? Georgia, that’s just plain mean!

  4. Once again I propose the question: Is Twittering just a tad bit too much ?

  5. That’s cool!


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