Just in over the email transom, news of a data center haiku contest being run at ServiceCatalog101.com:
It’s time to boot up the cerebral right side and balance those cortical hemispheres!
For global fame, peer recognition and a beautiful coffee mug featuring YOUR winning Haiku, simply submit your best haiku and win!
We’ll keep the rules super simple:
- No more than three lines.
- Make at least one seasonal reference.
- Keep it data center relevant.
Reference at wikipedia in case you need to brush up on what a haiku is. Here’s an example to get you started
Be strong, blade server
Stay in your rack and burn hot
You are beautiful
You can tweet, email, or post your entry, which must be submitted by Feb 15. Instructions in the post. Winner is announced in the last week of February and gets his or her haiku printed on a mug. Awesome!