Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Poetry and Mathematics

Whenever someone learns that I'm a poet who teaches mathematics -- to "support my poetry habit", as I like to say -- I always get a quizzical look, then, after a moments thought the person usually says, "Well it kind of makes sense. There is a mathematical element to poetry."

Here's an excerpt from my memoir about Denise Levertov which talks about this mre directly:


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