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Tag Archives: math poems
I Shall Not Math
Not to be negative, but I’d rather take a bath in acid than account for decimals or denominations. I shall not dance to algorithms. No chance. I shall avoid all metrics, angles and degrees in equal measure. I shall not solve for Xunless it’s digging for treasure. You … Continue reading
two for the road
the night she finally (almost) left 1, 2 puts on the shoes 3, 4out the door 5, 6 in a fix 7, 8 too late, too late 9, 10 start over again :: carry the 1 I got new rules; I count ’emI … Continue reading
Posted in April PAD 2022
Tagged comes down to this, counting, integers, math inspired poems, math poems, math terms, nonplussed, not counting, past life poems
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Weapons of Math Destruction
Place a + in there, all devil maycare, 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 … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged algebra arsenal, all things being equal, derision, division, math destruction, math poems, weapons
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Algebra 2
She could use …….(more than) a little help with the equations, and he’s got these eyes that say complex numb ers are ok ……………..(slope) and other factors come into play. {It’s complicated.} .. In November, we poem.
Learning Curves
.. I have studied the arc of moon for many days, spiraled in her angled gaze and held her full circumference in waiting hands. I feel that I am getting ………..(swirled, whirled) wiser by her ardent glow, the diameter … Continue reading
Posted in moon poems, poetic asides poems
Tagged i hate math but i love the words, learning, math poems, math terms, moon, still learning
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Asymptotes (of a Hyperbola)
… There’s a logarithm to it all (this poem) , the way it hums in hush hushphrase and caves to the temptations of sacred page battles and flesh and blood (sweat, tears). It took this poem years to (over)come to … Continue reading
learning the moon
… there’s a logarithm to it all, a waxing and waning in the way she tilts just so, supposes some algebraic sway with her smile. we have written her out (and about) with participles dang ling, scientific theories wrangling the … Continue reading
Posted in moon poems
Tagged #amwriting, #aprpad, dangling participles, liquid sky, logarithms, math poems, moon poems, moon stones, moon swoon, science poems
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Equals, Laterals, and All Things in Between
.. This poem is a three pronged force of nature, an isosceles breeze. And when she wonders, where has my poly gon(e)? , she knows it’s time for her to exit this scalene scene. .. Day 3 of the … Continue reading
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Tagged math poems, November Chapbook Challenge 2017, November PAD, Poetic Asides, this poem poems, triangles
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more dark matters of distinction
.. Her un detectable mathematical curiosity is ex ponentially dampened by the fun dementally incorrect facts of frozen stars. ..Another wordlist from my Shawna.
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Tagged dark side, math poems, shawna poems, shawna word lists, stars, word lists
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let’s find the value of x
.. cross it out. see? that lost dream, that tattered seam sky. there’s a nother why we’ve tossed aside. got an eraser? you’ll find its dust can thrust the worst from will and whim and wander. ponder this: some algorithm … Continue reading
Posted in Miz Q January, poetic asides poems
Tagged algorithm, equations, grace, math poems, math terms, value of x
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