We all have a thin line of identity, A function that strikes through the graph of life, For some it may be constant y = x, For some it may be a rollercoaster y = x^2, And for some it may not even be a defined function. Nevertheless, the line of identity defines the … Continue reading Math+Life #26: Beam Balance of Identity
Black, white, yellow, blue, pink, orange, red, green, Small, large, medium, short, tall, A color wheel of ethnicities and values, which our society has immaculately broken into sets, with ridged hard walls, We treat these sets like little china dolls, displaying them behind shiny glass, never to be meddled with, The sets are off … Continue reading Math+Life #25: Set in Stone?
Cases = 276,462 Critical = 7,433 These numbers will make our hearts prickle in fear, like fire sourly crackling at our hope. We will use the stinging lens of numbers to see the world. Make our eyes water, blunt crystals falling down our face. Each digit is just a number. 0 1 2 3 4 … Continue reading Math+Life #22: Numbers of Fear and Hope
It’s like an endless loop, Constantly more and more and more, Hours increasing, Hope elevating, Work rising, 1 2 3 4 5. Yet, The output stays somewhat similar, Extending till the end, Our dreams, Crafted ever so mathematically, Because we know, No matter how much we put in, 1 2 3 4 5, No … Continue reading Math+Life #20: Graphing Success?
Sickly branches claw the way till sunset, Dangling icicles clinking along, Every fluttering ballerina that enters our mind, Invoking thought, Entices another violent trunk to grow, Everytime we sit and think, Our actions force themselves out, Our actions brush past out hearts, Our actions forget the point, Our actions follow our thoughts, Line after … Continue reading Math+Life #19: One and Done!
Who were we before? Before we became us, Before they called us, By our names. We were their children, Pam’s daughter, John’s son, Our parents' kids, They defined us for who we are, They shaped who we have become, Their small characteristics and teachings, Slowly accumulate, Piles and piles after piles, And become a … Continue reading Math+Life #18: (In)Dependence
We hear them all write, =, We hear them all dismiss, <, >, Equal, A word that makes our hearts jump, Equal, A word that makes us seem good, Equal, A word we are all proud to say. Greater than, A bitter but honest word, Less than, A horrible but common word. It’s … Continue reading Math+Life #16: Far From Equal
If the wind goes right, Go right, If the wind goes left, Go left, If the wind goes up, Go up, If the wind goes back, Go back, The wind, Is everyone else, The wind, Is you, Just go with the wind, Go with the people, Conform with nature, It’s okay, To want to be … Continue reading Math+Life #15: Simplify your life?