Internet culture is continually amazing and fun.
A couple weeks ago, a writer named Gregory K. Pincus wrote a blog post challenging readers to write "Fibs", poems based on a mathematical progression called the Fibonacci Sequence, which would dictate the number of syllables in each line. A Fibonacci Sequence would go like this: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, etc.
The post was referenced last week at slashdot.org, a website delivering "news for nerds", and the idea has taken off like gangbusters. I read about it a couple days ago on a knitting blog, of all places. This blogger challenged readers to write fibs about knitting:
I'd have all the yarn I could want
...contributed by a reader named Carey in The Knitting Curmudgeon's comments.
What a fun and vibrant salute to National Poetry Month...