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Poetweet: A website that turns your tweets into poetry
Poetweet: A website that turns your tweets into poetry

In the age of mechanical reproduction, poetry is easy. All you have to do is tweet. The magical site Poetweet will make a poem from your tweets. Tell it what your Twitter handle is and it'll scour your tweets for poetic fodder. Next, choose one of three poetic forms: A sonnet (14 lines, popular with Shakespeare), a rondel (from French lyric poetry, 4 lines, 4 lines, 5 lines) or an indriso, (eight verses, created by Spanish poet Isidro Iturat). And voila! After a short wait, your poem is done. It may not be a good poem, however. This, from my Twitter account @paperhaus, is pretty awful: Nut mix by Carolyn Kellogg This happened. Snowbird reporter season begins In a letter to be...

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