Twitter Poetry

This is super cool:

Pentametron — which you can follow at @pentametron — watches all the public tweets created in a day. “It picks out the ones that happen to be in iambic pentameter,” says Ranjit Bhatnagar, an artist and the inventor of the program. “When it finds some of those, it looks for a pair that rhyme, and then it tweets out a couplet.”

Here’s one of my favorites:


Read more: Pentametron Reveals Unintended Poetry of Twitter Users {npr}.

See also: Google Poetics.