Queensland Term Abroad
We asked, as part of a geology test, for students to compose geological haiku. Here are the results.
Geologic time Man, it goes on forever Good thing I love rocks Adam Sullivan Volcanic Hazards How lahars landslides suck Much destruction caused Mary T. Raso Devonian schist Mafic volcanic basalt Cambrian slate rock Lael Kassis Sediment falls Consistent in layer age Story of what was Tim Moriarty Volcanoes are hot The lava rlows very fast Run! Run! Run! Quickly! Claire Healy Geology rocks Rocks are the absolute tops Fantastic clastic Becca Brittain Champaign pools are cool Drink the water you big fool This haiku is sick! Dave Kang Magma, lava, rock It all come from volcanoes But Pompei happens Tom Vacanti Silica sinters Champagne pool in New Zealand Gold deposition Casey Jeracka Geologic time Oh how very long you are I am much younger Linda Hafner Rocks and minerals Underfoot everyday Mostly so quiet Nina Moats Is geo fun you say I reply with glee: Subduction is fun! Brooke Denslow This exam was hard Time to go to the Gold Coast Away from this test Katie Clifford Australia's land So old and nutrient poor Myrtaceae and 'roo Annmarie Mica Mid-ocean ridges Create lots of volcanoes IÕve never seen one Jen Parks Mountain very high How did you form long ago You are a wonder James Miller Geology is Interesting I said then Okay done with test Becky Traver Volcanoes erupt Lava flows. Earth shakes and new Rocks are formed today Allison Floyd Geologic time Like a very long movie Makes me look younger Max Zimmerley Limestone rock is cool Many fossils live to tell All history truck Lauren Gianniny Felsic lava gas So viscous and explosive Basaltic is good Joe Starnes The rocks become hard Mountains are filled with feldspar Streams choked with limestone James Mooney Pretty limestone rock You say ocean to us all Here calcium rules Jaime Pullman You learn about rocks And get to play in the dirt And you get credit Christy Farris You hammer away At different rocks all day Oh, geology Victoria Hurley Poof, bang, explosion Lava flows, dark sky, thick ash Beautiful nature Victoria Hurley Mafic rock runs slow Felsic rock makes a big boom Either case run, hide D.J. Hewey Continental shelves Where does your sediment go Tidal currents flow Adam Bordonaro Rocks Are interesting Are lots of fun to look at Are not ever dull Amy Butterfield Into the rocks, we Go. Searching for the lost time Of geology Alyssa Carlson Geology rocks Quartz feldspar felsic mafic Geology rocks Andy Baker New Zealand is cool It has lots of volcanoes They are still active Sarah Eck Volcanoes are hot Magma may be basaltic Landslides are not good! Carla DeLucia Oh, geology I may not be good at it But I still like it Sarah Steuer We like rocks a lot! We study them all day long! Woohoo! Yippee! Rocks! Sarah Steuer