How to write a pi, or piem, poem by author Marlene Mesot #PoetryPlace #WordPressWednesday

How to write a pi, or piem, poem by author Marlene Mesot #PoetryPlace #WordPressWednesday

How to write a pi, or piem, poem.

This poem form is based on the mathematical formula for PI, which stretches out infinitely.

3.1415926535897932384626433832795028.

Each line contains the number of syllables in the mathematical formula for pi when written vertically. The rhyme scheme, or not, and stanza breaks are the authors choice, as is the total number of lines in the poem. The decimal point is ignored. Example.

Cribbage Game

(Pi Poem)

by Marlene Mesot

02/27/2021

[3] One two three,

[1] This

[4] Is not easy.

[1] To

[5] Write Pi or Piem Poems.

[9] Cribbage is a mathematical

[2] Card Game.

[6] Using cards pegs and board.

[5] Rounds to thirty-one,

[3] Then count hands.

[5] It’s impossible

[8] To have a count of nineteen hand.

[9] You want to score with counts of fifteen.

[7] Also thirty-one counts two.

[9] First play rounds to add to thirty-one.

[3] Then count up

[2] Your hand

[3] The Right Jack.

[8] Count matches to fifteen and runs.

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