y


it’s a game to me
to make metaphors
out of numbers;
to substitute
one
         simple
                  abstraction
for another;
because math
[like life]
should never be taken
so seriously
and there are more
to figures
than ever meets
the eye

* This, and other poems scribbled during a university linear algebra course taken about a decade ago, can also be found at http://www.sushidog.com/bpss/poems/tupaz2.htm.

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