Sunday, June 14, 2009

The Axiom of Ghandi

Here is a "Similar Triangle Poem" titled The Axiom of Ghandi


Candy Minx said...

Very beautiful!

Hey, I thought of you the other day because of a romantic comedy I was watching. It was Harold and Kumar Escape From Q.B.

Okay, not a fancy movie, but funny...but ques what? There was a mathematical poem reference! And right away I thought of your work.

"I fear that I will always be
A lonely number like root three

The three is all that's good and right,
Why must my three keep out of sight
Beneath the vicious square root sign,
I wish instead I were a nine

For nine could thwart this evil trick,
with just some quick arithmetic

I know I'll never see the sun, as 1.7321
Such is my reality, a sad irrationality

When hark! What is this I see,
Another square root of a three

As quietly co-waltzing by,
Together now we multiply
To form a number we prefer,
Rejoicing as an integer

We break free from our mortal bonds
With the wave of magic wands

Our square root signs become unglued
Your love for me has been renewed"

Math in movies:

Kaz Maslanka said...

Hi Candy,
It is nice to hear from you. I like your poem and think it would have fit well into "Strange Atractors" (A book of mathematical love poems)

Hey this link is pretty cool as well.

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Hey, I loved that poem too, here is it on youtube:

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