Saturday, April 1, 2017

npm17 number 1

art by Michael Albert ~ cerealism.com

I know you thought NPM stood for National Poetry Month, but here at my juicy little universe, it stands for Notional Poetry Math,
Notional means "existing only in theory or as a suggestion or idea," and that's what I have going here, folks.


I'll be attempting to post each day a new or reworked poem--for young readers--that addresses mathematical ideas, concepts, experiences and expressions.

I'm beginning with  = .








draft (c) HM 2017
               

7 comments:

  1. Ha, love this! Witty and thoughtful as well...something I can completely see my young self identifying with.

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  2. I love this poem and your plans for the month. I'm not brave enough to post my own poems every day (heck, it's hard enough to do once a month), so it's much easier for me to choose the poems of others to share.

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  3. Oh, what fun! Can't wait to see where else this notion leads!

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  4. Five creatures
    Four with long tails
    One with no tail
    My household today

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    1. I'm glad you're not lonely with all those tails to keep you company...thanks for stopping by to poetize with me, Joela!

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  5. Fun! I'm glad someone is comfortable with math poems--not my strong suit since these days I barely remember my times tables. Don't get old Heidi, it makes you feel like a second-grader all over again.

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  6. Notional Poetry Math...HAHAHA! This is going to add up to a month of multiple punny-nesses!

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