Haiku Finder

This thingy looks for sentences or groups of sentences whose words fall in groups of 5, 7, and 5 syllables. It follows a few simple rules to discard obviously awkward breaks, although it still lets some through. Paste in the text of a book from the Gutenberg project, a political speech or deposition, or some dry legal document to find the soul within.

Longer texts have a better chance of containing inadvertent haikus.

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© 2009 Jonathan Feinberg • Python module: source/distribution