trembles softly there in the wings even as frost blankets the loam
darling daffodils, peepers and bluebirds sing your happy songs winter’s end is near and spring won’t be long
As busy as I have been this year with work and caretaking, I could not let Pi Day pass without giving a new Pi inspired poetry form a go! It’s called a Cadae and incorporates the first 5 digits (3.1415). See the details below:
There are two styles of Cadae. (I chose the second style for today.)
1. strophic, written in 5 strophes of fixed but varied length. S1 - 3 lines S2 - 1 line S3 - 4 lines S4 - 1 line S5 - 5 lines
2. Incorporating a syllabic element to the strophes in style #1. S1 - 3 lines with 3 syllables per line S2 - 1 line with 1 syllable in the line S3 - 4 lines with 4 syllables per line S4 - 1 line with 1 syllable in the line S5 - 5 Lines with 5 syllables per line
Happy Pi Day (I like strawberry rhubarb or lemon merengue…)
I’m enthralled by
spirals, golden sequences and
math applied in pictures, chaos
give me art, i’m lost from A to B
It’s no secret that I am lacking when it comes to higher math concepts, but my artistic side can certainly appreciate the beauty of math applied in art, nature and cool poetry forms like the Pi-Archimedes! Happy Pi Day! 😉
The Pi-Archimedes verse is:
○ a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines.
○ 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.
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