Weapons of Math Destruction

Place a +
in there, all devil
-may-care, and you’ll add
a little sumthin’.

How many x
does it take to multiply
the love we break
to nothin’?

Give a –
some room, and
boom!you’ll subtract
the things we need
to minus.

All things being =,
it’s really our words
that constantly
¸ us.

Equationed for Poetic Asides







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11 Responses to Weapons of Math Destruction

  1. Ali Grimshaw says:

    I like the creativity of this.

  2. LoveLoveLoveLoveLove! I’m wondering if there’s a magazine or site for maths inspired poetry. If not, we should start one!

  3. pvcann says:

    wonderful – clever.

  4. whimsygizmo says:

    Thank you, all. This one was fun to pen.

  5. Such a fun poem. I’m challenged at math, to say the “least, ” so perhaps I appreciate this one the most.

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