Location-Specific Nature Haikus by SMS


1. Text your location to 416-662-3408. Locations should include the city and province and must be in Canada. For example: "100 queen w, toronto", "baffin island", "m6j 2y8", "laurier & elgin, ottawa".

2. In response, you will receive a custom-generated haiku evoking nature at your location. The poem reflects the local geography, season, weather, time of day, plants, and animals. Every poem is unique.

It's free to participate, you pay only your normal text messaging charges.

Created by Amos Latteier

Ontario Arts Council

Special thanks to James Latteier and Banff New Media Institute.

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Technical presentation (1.2M pdf)

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