Mathematical Love

The Japanese tanka form of poetry dates from the seventh century. According to it was considered ideal for “intimate communication; lovers would often, after an evening spent together (often clandestinely), dash off a tanka to give to the other the next morning as a gift of gratitude.”

For A


Life’s irrational

And always incomplete; yet

In your arms I find

Infinities that bring me

Wholeness, so natural and real

Kimberly Gladman Jackson is the author of Materfamilias (Tandeta Books, 2018) and Tesseract (Finishing Line Press, 2016).
You can connect with her on her website.

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