We wanted to romanticize Tipbox a little. What better way to do it than with some science poetry?

Below are some haikus (5-7-5 syllable poems about the good side of science) and some lowkus (5-7-5 syllable poems about the less good side of science). See what we did there? 😏

 

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Lowku

Pipette longs for rest

Thumb aching from awesome work

Supervisor stares

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Haiku

Glorious data

Answers within the colors

Today has saved me

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Lowku

Late at lab again

Clock closing on nine-thirty

Remembers being out

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Haiku

My heart thumping hard

Sound drowned by applause of peers

First talk win for me

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Lowku

Posted epic tweet

Sharing the research I’ve done

Zero engagement

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Haiku

Tucked up in my bed

Results ready by morning

Too excited to sleep

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We want you to get involved as well! Share your own haiku or lowku with us. Tweet: @abcam #sciencelife or comment below.

If you need it, here’s a simple article about how to write a traditional haiku.