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
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?
Move forward, Don’t look back, Forget your past, It doesn’t matter, Move on, Move to the next one, Move forward, Never ever look back again, They whisper. I keep my feet glued to the ground, Resisting myself from looking back, Move forward they always say, Forget the tiny details from before, they say, They … Continue reading Math+Life #8: Life on a Number Line