Mathematical Love

The Japanese tanka form of poetry dates from the seventh century. According to poets.org 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

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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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