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Math Poems

Posted: 2013-02-24

Elementary teacher par excellence Sarah Puglisi went to a Math training in Accelerated Math, which included a math term dictionary. Sarah says she got lost inside and was inspired to write some poems. They are wonderful.

Her daughter Sylvia, a math and science teacher, responded with some math poems of her own, inviting her students to try their hand at math poems, too.


Go to Sarah's Facebook page for the rest, Asymptotes through Zero.



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Asymptotes




I am asymptotic, alas

So far, as you can see, it's asymptomatic

But I note

That nothing quite reaches

Where it is supposed to go,

My intentions fall short,

The psychiatrist I consulted

Suggested lowering the bar

But it's still missing the mark.

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