if brevity is / the soul of wit and witless / say it all quickly
I’ve been toying with an ancient and yet always modern poetry form of Tweet Haiku which deserves a new word Twiku
Here are a few reTweeted Twikus from the dawn of iPhone SDK time - you’ll notice themes like family, garden, caffeine, coding and of course, the moon!
Predawn moon glowing / Calming peace of the Prophets / Irrigation day
Sleep deprivation / more 20 hour coding days / make sleep up when dead
the mystics and coders / all awake at 4 AM / revel in quiet
Old man gloom does burn / can you feel the new day now? / goodbye detritus
Harvest trumps 4C / but oh Sweet Home Chicago / Papa Joe’s T Sauce
Five am again / chai is beginning to work / great features coming!
Coder and Farmer / yesterday and tomorrow / pickles and salsa!
It’s hotter than hell / global climate change is here / winter will be nice
better snapple than / mountain dew - the coder’s pal / caffeine addiction
roasted poblanos / raw sweet corn dripping milk down / Mexican Summer
Coding hangover / no sleep for hyperactive / caffeine, I love you
A week with the kids / putt putt now has arcade games / got five hole-in-one’s
Dill pickles coming / garlic harvested - much dill / can you taste the crunch?
Ah pickles at last / dill garlic and cucumbers / quite kosher of course
Irrigation day / rio grande water floods / agua es vida!
Garden growing great / monsoon rains have come again / chiles - tomatos
Dawn in Santa Fe / there are new conquistadors / Natives are still bummed
Santa fe lobby / the eldorado hotel / too tall for Santa
Santa Fe Museum / of Indian Arts - Culture / monsoon rains falling
Cut the Sudan grass / so nice to have for winter / but now it’s raining
La Montanita / my coop for thirty years / we are getting old!
Was Geezamboni’s / Jhondi’s bar b queue - wait! I’m / vegetarian
Old developer / twenty years of hard coding / 100 days success!
the appstore backlog / I guess that is a good thing / please let me upload!
5 hours of coding / 4am insomnia / new twittelator!
July Eleventh / now to sit back and relax / What? Feature requests?
come queue up with me / 5 am ABQ Apple Store / meet Big Stone Phone Company
ah - Ready for sale / such joy from three simple words / time for gardening
bros from Kazikstan / wrestling together up on the stage / that’s entertainment
Patriotic cake / Sweetens being ‘Merican / you can eat it too!
coding with caffeine / quad shot breve latte grande / maybe I’ll drink chai
knee high 4th of July / Sudan grass sorghum cane stalks / ah! green manure
going through Dad’s stuff / 82 years to collect / Vishnu is faster
monsoon rains falling / eager earth swallows blessing / ah Shabbat Shalom
when I sleep I code / fricken brain never shuts down / but bugs get resolved
back to New Orleans / katrina’s ravaged stepchild / you shall rise again
bare naked ladies / 5000 developers / better start dancing
retain and release / why not garbage collection? / whoops my iPhone crashed!
stump the experts / can the developers win? / maybe if we cheat!
and so remember / here we are at least for now / Here’s to Tom Dowdy
on right side front space / charging my mac and iPhone / blown away again
Gold rush of 08 / the lure of easy money / but keep your day job
vegetarians / think that tofu really sucks / disappointing lunch
Hugo and Lula / digan no gracias Steve / but they have the oil
iPhone 3g / I want one ASAP / can you spare a dime?
look ma, there I am / the guy with iPhone and Mac / very pathetic
poppyseed bagels / strawberry creamcheese delight / don’t go to Dubai
sitting and coding / testosterone overload / where are the women?
ten thousand mac geeks / I guess they got up at four / no one from Tommy’s
Georg Tuparev / remember the NextStep days? / some things never change
free beer and free food / developers like lemmings / off the cliff we go
waiting for the train / a breezy new York Sunday / ev’ry day is precious
notifications / so you want to get pushy? / maybe September
mi hija Izzi/ la bella de nueva York / quando va casar?
cottonwood fluffies / drifting snow midsummer’s day / ah Rio Grande
teagan miguel / heartthrob de parientes / turtleface malone
crescent moon sinking / velvet blues into fire reds / New Mexico bound
plane ran out of gas / stuck now in amarillo / does this suck or what?
wicked thunderstorm / oh Baltimore in summer / delayed planes yet again
watching the kids move / the dorms are emptying out / tearful graduates
don’t mess with homey / he’ll rip your lungs out Jamby / mekka lekka hi
walking through our town / like flies stuck on fly paper / you are on my mind
another hazard / of staring at computers / is double vision
pomp and circumstance / another graduation / what awaits you now?
losing one’s father / my ancestors have him now / long unbroken chain
Williamstown Sabbath / grandfather emigrated here / Russia musta sucked
muffler now replaced / exhaust pipe was also done / thirty years my friend
emsta invented / a game thst’s called swingbee / frisbee on the swing
wow om ma fourteen / twiku is the beat I can / do for you and you
fourteen years of love / happy anniversary / ah so young at heart
memorial day / a picnic and barbeque / gas too high - stay home
Rainy day cloudbursts / does spring have amnesia? / it got cold again
Irrigation day / coding stops while fields water’d / agua es vida
Garlic crop coming / June moon harvest like a loon / vampires take cover
Coding without sleep / I was young once ‘pon a time / off to the garden
Incredible day / need to quit coding and play / tractor awaits me
Tonight’s the full moon / gardeners it’s transplant time / dig the earth again
Morning green tea chai / caffeine to brain means I live / three hours sleep good ’nuff
peddling down highway / albert Hoffman did that once / now it is your turn
code monkey haiku / twittelator for iPhone / coming in June
one hundred forty / characters that will reveal / how much I love you
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