Some Poems Available Online


Some poems referenced in the Journal of Mathematics and the Arts Report:

                “Poetry and Mathematics: A Reading,
                Joint Mathematics Meetings,
                Washington, DC, 7 January 2009,”
                Journal of Mathematics and the Arts
                Volume 3, Number 2 (June 2009), pp. 111

 are available online

(as of May 11, 2010):



Equation for My Children, Wilmer Mills


Mathematics, Jennifer Crow


Barbie Says Math is Hard, Kyoko Mori

(scroll to the bottom of the interview for the poem)


Math is Beautiful and So Are You, Becky Dennison Sakellariou


What Drove Me Into Math, Marion Deutsche Cohen.

(scroll to the bottom of the piece for the poem)


Flash Cards, Rita Dove



Other poems from the reading are accessible online

(also as of May 11, 2010):


Dialectic of the Census Takers, Karren LaLonde Alenier

(fourth poem on the page)


Five Poems about Zero, Eryk Salvaggio


Why Does Disorder Increase in the Same Direction of Time as That in Which the Universe Expands?, Roald Hoffman

(a pdf of just the poem)


More to come...




Also see my more rambling and personal reflections on the reading at: .