Twitter is a cesspool. You don’t need me to tell you that. But there’s a fun little tool to make the worst, or funniest, Twitter feeds into beautiful little works of art.
It’s called Poetweet and it’s been around for years but I recently saw it in my newsfeed. Essentially, it feeds a bunch of Tweets from an account into an AI generator that spits out poetry. You can choose from three forms — Rondel, Sonnet and Idriso — and it’ll craft something beautiful from the thoughts you’ve shortlisted for internet publication.
Depending on the source material, it can also whip up some extremely cooked content. Hence, enabling the devil’s work, I decided to feed some of the most popular and infamous Twitter feeds into the machine to see what sort of bad juju it would spit out.
I used the Rondel poem generator. It’s simple, it’s concise and it cuts to the core of cooked Tweets. And now, I will unleash these abominations on the world.
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