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Dear strong, mysterious Mr. Richter, I have adored you all semester. It's all about the way you say "cosign" and the command you give to busy equations. You keep those numbers all in line, as if any one could give dissuasions. With exponent passion you draw me in, a mathematician first, then a teacher. Each number's a friend, a neighbor, a kin. Each student is a math-munching creature. You couple denominators, strong and alike, a prismic marriage of commonality, then suddenly you divide them like a Shakespearean tragedy. Then you flip-flop like common weather, and in a calm numerical tangent, you bring those digits back together like a quadrilateral sonnet. Your rhombus eyes, like tigers animate when you say the word "perpendicular." Could you say you'd ask me for a date, anywhere logarithmic, but I'm not particular. Take me away on a coordinate plane, parallel to an median integer with stem-and-leaf plot as the terrain, and a commutative property perimeter. I can offer admiration and a laugh, just teach me how to use a protractor. Of all the variables on a bar graph, you are the greatest common factor.

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Date: 3/15/2019 9:59:00 AM
what a lovely tribute to Mr Richter
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Date: 3/9/2019 5:33:00 PM
Congratulations on your win, Juliet. Eve ~`*
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Juliet Ligon
Date: 3/10/2019 10:24:00 PM
Thanks, Eve.
Date: 3/9/2019 12:46:00 PM
I absolutely love reading this wonderful poem of yours, especially the vocabulary you chose, it certainly makes me fall in love with your poem, many congratulations on your wonderful 2nd position in my contest, good luck and have a really nice day
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Juliet Ligon
Date: 3/10/2019 10:59:00 AM
Thanks, Faraz. I used Google for math vocabulary words. This is based on a true story. I was fascinated by my teacher's quiet confidence and mathematical wizardry. A student asked him if he considered himself a math teacher or a mathematician. He cracked a smile, then in suspenseful, serious contemplation he answered, "Both."