"The idea was that the words would form a meaningful haiku – or 'haik-ewe' as Valerie called it – however they were viewed on the backs of the grazing sheep."
By constructing poems with regular expressions what is really being built is a descriptor for a multiplicity of poems that exist in a state of potential…I get all the same things said, simultaneously (as preferred) rather than in an artificial order imposed by an inability to say more than one thing at the same time, plus, I get some other possible combinations that were previously unsaid.
Code is like a poem; it has to follow certain structural requirements, and yet out of that structure can come art. But code is art that does something. It is the assembly of something brand new from nothing but an idea.