Brian's Games

A Collection of Interesting and Thought-Provoking Entertainments

27 Haiku: A Game of Art and Poetry

UPDATE: A print-on-demand version of 27 Haiku is now available from The Game Crafter. Click here to order.

To download the print-at-home PDF version of 27 Haiku, click here.

Trailer soundtrack by Kevin MacLeod.

I’m proud to offer a preview of 27 Haiku: A Game of Art and Poetry. 27 Haiku is many things: a game, a tool to strengthen creativity and aesthetic judgement, a portable collection of fine art, and a work of experimental literature, among others. When playing the game, players compete to arrange fragments of poems into haiku; the winner of each round is the player whose composition most beautifully represents a particular famous work of visual art.

27 Haiku Demo setup


Sometimes these haiku are poignant:

27 Haiku Demo First PoemSometimes they teach lessons:

27 Haiku Demo Second Poem

Sometimes they are beautiful:

27 Haiku Demo Fourth Poem Sometimes they are morbid:

27 Haiku Demo Third PoemAnd sometimes they are merely brilliant, evocative nonsense:

27 Haiku Demo Fifth PoemBut they are all thought-provoking jewels to discover and treasure.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *