Saturday, December 01, 2007

A Math Art Moment #9

Delineation #9

A mathematical theory seems to come in a flash of intuition before the final product is rigorously constructed.

An artistic theory seems to come much after the artwork that has been constructed in a flash of intuition.
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HL said...

Dissimilar views in balance

Portable Poetry Portal: May 2007




by Alan Bender

Kaz Maslanka said...

Thanks for dropping by. I enjoyed the mathematics poems at the links that you provided.


HL said...

But the poems were not about math at all! They were about ambiguity. Such is the case with poetry--once you write it down, the interpretation is out of your control. Sort of like applied mathematics.<-)

Kaz Maslanka said...

I call them ‘mathematics poems’ because that is a category I use to delineated techniques in mathematical poetry. In my terminology section, I classify different kinds of structure and techniques. I am not trying to say I am THE authority on classifying mathematical poems however, I do not know of anyone else who is making an attempt. By my calling your poems ‘mathematics poems’ I am not addressing the meaning of your poems however, I am calling attention to the fact that you use mathematical imagery. The meaning is always left up to the reader in all poetry. Furthermore, I will mention again that I did enjoy the vector imagery in the poems as well as the use of homophones.

Thanks again for dropping by and sharing your poems.

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