Every once in a while, someone asks me a bunch of really good questions and I am inspired to write a long email in reply. Although I try to limit this to an hour, sometimes I write quite a lot very quickly. Sometimes some of it is even half-clever.
[Republished from Mindwise.] Dr Burman decided to write several dozen haiku about the History of Psychology. For fun. As part of his Christmas vacation. Here, he also used the challenge of navigating the poetic constraints of its formalism to reflect on writing and creativity.