Today, 17th April, is National Haiku Poetry Day. "Haiku" is a traditional form of Japanese poetry, with poems consisting of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. The lines rarely rhyme.

Haiku in Japanese letters

We asked our technical support team to write some Dolphin related Haiku, that is also educational, and they did a pretty good job!

Control and Enter

Turns Magnification on,

And turns it off too.


Press caps lock and O

To scan in a document,

Or PDF file.


With Connect and View

Read whiteboard text from afar

And change the colours and size


Dolphin was founded

Back in 1986

32 years old!


Our SuperNova and Guide software has been used by people with a visual impairment to write poetry and books, like Joanne who wrote Confessions of a Guide Dog which was later turned into an Audible audio book, while our EasyReader app is perfect for reading on your mobile device on the Android or iOS platform.

Find out more about our reading and writing computer software on our product pages.

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