Abstract / Synopsis
It is often said that mathematics resembles poetry. We argue that some works of mathematics are in fact poetry. We support this with one classic mathematical "poem" and six modern attempts. We urge readers to try their hand at this genre.
© James Henle
James Henle, "Is (Some) Mathematics Poetry?," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 1 Issue 1 (January 2011), pages 94-100. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.201101.07. Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol1/iss1/7
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