When Alice posted this a couple of weeks ago, I hoped to have time to write a pi poem and post it here today, but as you can see, that didn’t happen, so here’s Alice’s poem with instructions on how to write in this poetic form. If you’re a poet, I triple dog dare you to give this a try. Good luck, and happy Pi Day.
Easy Guide for Writing a Pi Poem for Spring
On this eve of meteorological spring–March 1, 2018–I am sharing with you another pi poem. Of all the pieces which I have posted since January 19, 2013, my blog posts about pi poems are at the top of the list for the most views on my WORDWALK blogsite. Thus, to help some students and other hobby writers, I am including an easy guide for writing a pi poem of 32 lines, along with a sample pi poem; however, by following the numerals of the mathematical pi, you may write your pi poem of lesser or more poetic lines. You need only count the syllables per line to coincide with the numerals of the mathematical pi (as noted below). The rhyme scheme, or lack thereof, is totally your choice. Nevertheless, be certain to add as many poetic touches as are appropriate for…
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