Send Poets, Guns and Money
I seem to be making a habit of commenting whenever Aaron Haspel posts, but he posts so rarely these days that it is often noteworthy, and today's post would be noteworthy regardless of frequency. Following some references to favorite bloggers who wax poetic at the drop of a couplet, Aaron goes on to discuss the poetry of programming.
His praise for the single line of code as a sort of haiku is poignant, and his comment that code often grows into an epic in modern programming is well taken, but as someone who works on a mature application with years of code bloat, I might argue that the complete works of Shakespeare might be a better analogy.
Read "Code Poems"