We’re delighted to say that our celebratory Pi-ku competition has brought some great examples flying in.
A refresher for those new to this mathematical poetry mash-up:
A Pi-ku is a poem of six lines and 23 syllables arranged in a 3–1–4–1–5–9 pattern (Pi to five decimal places: 3.14159).
Some of our favourites so far:
Sachin has entered the fray with two science-themed specials:
Play Chess On Fine
Squares: A Mnemonic
For Knowing All Things Taxonomic.
Candle in the
And Unchains a Demon-Haunted World.
Adrienne has offered some poetic advice
Maths is great
has a language
Italian for me
to keep my brain working and healthy
Abs Joshua has sent two maths-themed works (including a daring departure from the 6-line rule)
Not root ten,
What else is close?
Twenty two over seven is close…
Pi is three.
Remember; enter a pi-ku into the competition at email@example.com for your chance to win a digital subscription to Cosmos.
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