March Pi-Archimedes #1


the art of the spiel

i could be
persuaded
by your idealistic opinions
if
things like reality and facts
meant anything, but as it stands you seem delusional

~kat


For March I’m going all out Geek by featuring a daily Pi-Archimedes poem! Feel free to join me if you like! πŸ˜‰

The Pi-Archimedes verse is:
β—‹ a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines.
β—‹ measured by the number of words in each line 3-1-4-1-5-9 to match the numerical sequence of the first six digits of Pi.
β—‹ unrhymed.

Pi=3.14159…

The background for this series is an Ulam Spiral. The Ulam spiral or prime spiral (in other languages also called the Ulam cloth) is a graphical depiction of the set of prime numbers, devised by mathematician Stanislaw Ulam in 1963 and popularized in Martin Gardner’s Mathematical Games column in Scientific American a short time later. It is constructed by writing the positive integers in a square spiral and specially marking the prime numbers.


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