Abstract / Synopsis
A mathematical poem attempts to distill a mathematical concept and present it in a literary or visually compelling way. This paper presents an outline of my own personal method of composing such poetry. The outline is elucidated via an extended meditation on the composition of one particular poem.
© Caleb Emmons
Emmons, C. "How to Cook Up a Math Poem in n Easy Steps," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 3 Issue 1 (January 2013), pages 108-114. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.201301.09 . Available at: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol3/iss1/9
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