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'Haiku Leaks' Reveals the Poetic Side of Wikileaks

By: Michael Hines - Published:   Updated: Jul 25 2011 • References: haikuleaks.tetalab.org & urlesque
Wikileaks has been causing quite a stir in the political world, setting their sights on the art community with 'Haiku Leaks.' Haiku Leaks is a website that uses an algorithm to find and post haikus within the released cables.

While a few of the poems on Haiku Leaks are nonsensical, the majority are insightful and surprisingly (if not accidentally) well written. Check out a few sample haikus in the featured gallery.

Implications - Consumers are looking for products that will enrich their lives in some way. No longer just interested in entertainment, customers are becoming more geared towards filling their lives with more fulfilling activities.

Stats for Political Poetry Sites Trending: Older & Chilly
Traction: 1,389 clicks in 197 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Haiku Leaks
Related: 55 examples / 42 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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