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Geek poetry
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And in a slightly lighter, but equally as geeky, note...

I got bored in some of my lectures yesterday, so I decided to pass the time by writing geeky poetry. Most of it sucked, but a couple of them seem to be sufficiently amusing to share with you:

First off, a limerick

A miner from just down the road
Found a 235U mother lode
And it soon came to pass
That the critical mass
Was making his pickaxe explode

(235U is pronounced U-two-three-five, and is the isotope of Uranium used in nuclear weapons)

And secondly, a small piece, I am caling "love at relativistic velocities"

Roses are ultraviolet
Violets are ultraviolet
...damn doppler effect

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So do I! I went "*snicker*" at it :)

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As a haiku geek, I say it works fine. The 5-7-5 syllable count pattern only makes sense in Japanese; if you try to use those numbers as a requirement, rather than an upper limit, in English, you get "haiku" that are way wordier than the original Japanese intent.

Love the second one best.

I love them and want to have their word-fragments.
(I would like the spelling of the second ultraviolet corrected, too, but I am a pendant).

Your wish is my command.

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