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A Mathematical Uncertainty

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A Mathematical Uncertainty

Can you count the times you’ve crossed me
And divide it by the times you disrespected me
Then multiply that by the times you hurt me
And come up with a figure?

Relatively speaking it’s a simple equation
Resulting in a drastic re-calculation of the outcome.

Can you give me the square root of the problem
That started this whole conundrum in the first place
And tally up the results and give me a statistical
Analysis comparing the amount of times you
Left me wondering why I’m on this earth 
Or if I’m not worthy of trust?

I’m sure the answer would be skewed resulting
In the necessity to rethink the control group.

I believe the right course of action would be to
Figure out the base and height of the love triangle
You thought I wouldn’t notice, and in case you didn’t know
It, I’m pretty good at trigonometry. 

Cause for me, who came into this problem with
Total devotion and a faithful trust, this doesn’t 

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  1. Date: 1/2/2013 3:02:00 PM
    Nobody ever computed math like this before. A completely mesmerizing work of art that I thoroughly enjoyed!

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 4:06:00 PM
    A+!! : )

    Armstrong Avatar Tammy Armstrong
    Date: 12/3/2012 4:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Uh, unsure Ruben, this piece though won an award on this site on March 1, 2006, might have something to do with it... ?? Meh.
    O. Avatar Ruben O.
    Date: 11/17/2012 4:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ok...something is wrong here...This poems has just 4 comments but is on the top of the favorites? : [
  1. Date: 11/15/2012 7:34:00 AM
    Nice to read your writings it's the first time for me I think I will go read more ;) Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/30/2011 7:44:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Tammy

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 6:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved featured poem this week Tammy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/27/2011 6:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Tammy