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(honstly, these are more like senryu - they don't even have season words. but let's add 3 from #haskell)
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a category.
 
a category.
 
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=== from #haskell ===
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<blockquote>empty list error:<br>
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this elegant program dies<br>
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so very quickly</blockquote>
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<blockquote>less time debugging<br>
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more time downloading your brain<br>
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to the type system</blockquote>
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<blockquote>type checker: "You fool! <br>
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What you request makes no sense - <br>
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rethink your bad code."</blockquote>

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1 Haskell haikus

1st prize in 'Original code poems' in the "Waikato ACM Code Poetry Contest 2006":

Haskell is concise
Functional well-typed and neat
It is like Haiku

1.1 Monad haikus

From Monad laws#But it doesn't look exactly like an "associative law"...:

Monad axioms:
Kleisli composition forms
a category.

1.2 from #haskell

empty list error:
this elegant program dies
so very quickly
less time debugging
more time downloading your brain
to the type system
type checker: "You fool!
What you request makes no sense -
rethink your bad code."