[CrackMonkey] [rms@gnu.org: Re: You're a (haiku) poet, and you didn't know it.]

Paul J Collins sneakums at eircom.net
Sun Jul 23 06:24:40 PDT 2000

>>>>> "Nick" == Nick Moffitt <nick at zork.net> writes:

    Nick> From: Richard Stallman <rms at gnu.org>
    Nick> Subject: Re: You're a (haiku) poet, and you didn't know it.
    Nick> To: nick at zork.net
    Nick> Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2000 16:24:01 -0600 (MDT)
    Nick> Reply-to: rms at gnu.org

    Nick>     One person gains one 
    Nick>     dollar by destroying two
    Nick>     dollars' worth of wealth.

    Nick> It does fit the form,
    Nick> but the line breaks and the text
    Nick> don't work together.

You can have fewer
syllables if your haiku
echoes Japanese.

Translated haiku
has fewer syllables per
line; still haiku, though.

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