For this edition of the Tuesday Afternoon Science Poetry, Ionica sent me (thanks!) this link to Gregory K.’s GottaBook. He invented mathematical poems called Fibs, haiku-like poems where the number of syllables per line is given by the Fibonacci numbers: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc. For instance:
Math plus poetry yields the Fib.
As the only real restriction is the number of syllables, these ‘Fibs’ are pretty easy to write, and lots of commenters at the original post have done so. After the fold there’s a Dutch one I wrote. Do leave your own in the comments, if you like!
gebeurt er iets – de
over elkaar heen, het is niet meer bij te houden.