Syllabus – Start Here

Welcome to my exploration of programmatically generating poetry. Below, you’ll see an ordered list of the steps I took to create an uncountable number of bad haikus. By reading through the examples, and participating in the suggested exercises, you will also be able to create many uniquely terrible haikus.

  1. Introduction
  2. About Haiku
  3. Rita and Processing
  4. Context Free Grammar
  5. Example Haiku generator 1 part 1
  6. Example Haiku Generator 1 part 2
  7. Example Haiku Generator 2- Random Words
  8. Example Haiku Generator 3 – Refrigerator
  9. Why aren’t these haikus any good?
  10. Example Haiku Generator 4- Parts of Speech