Delightful Fibonacci sequence poem


#1

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#2

#3

The Fibonacci sequence doesn’t end after the eighth term. It keeps going. I’d say the author has some work to do. I’ll call him when the Fibonacci sequence ends.


#4

Number five is prime
So is the number seven
This is less clever


#5

He edited that part out. It was really good, but sometimes you have to kill your darlings.


#6

I came across this a while back, and decided to have a go myself:


#7

Neat, though I’d like one that goes by syllable count rather than word count.


#8

I’d like one that didn’t read like prose.


#9

My
feels
are that
syllables
mark the pattern best
when combining math and language
for it is the wordless rhythm that must pass the test.
Or splitting a line in two bits, make a rhyming couplet with mathematical shits


#10

I hope someone has shown this to Poesy Doctorow.


#11

You can see how this might spiral out of control.


#12

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