Haikuleaks. Or Wikihaiku.

John Moe Dec 29, 2010

We first spotted this over at, Andy Baio’s highly recommended web site. Some French guys ran the texts of the Wikileaked cables through a program that looks for hidden unintentional haiku. It found a bunch.

Here are a few:

He has written books,
but most critics understand
that is not his gift.

Sol Melia owns
and operates 24
hotels in Cuba.

“People need to see
the results of decisions,”
the Sultan stated.

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