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Best Hypotenuse Poems

Below are the all-time best Hypotenuse poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of hypotenuse poems written by PoetrySoup members


Hypotenuse Cooked My Goose

A mathematician, I am not
How to figure I forgot.
Forget the hypotenuse,
For it ain’t no use.

Pythagoras, keep your theorem,
For it causes me delirium.
A mere child said...

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© James Tate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypotenuse, math,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member To My High School Math Teacher
Thank you, Mr. Rogers (yes, his real name!) 
for rescuing me from teenage purgatory.

       Perplexed teenager, lacking social lumen
...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypotenuse, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Deep Low Math
Deep Low Math


Divide the 1st number by nothing, Undefined,
That’s the meaning of TRUE LOVE,
Even the highest integer in a form of positive,
Cannot explain why this...

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Categories: hypotenuse, love, math, me, metaphor, relationship, romance,
Form: Verse
Trigonumeracy (Trigonometry)
Trigo
Trigonometry.
Angle repeated to infinity.
Triangulate an epic sine.
I've far too often crossed a line.
A line that lies on the hypotenuse.
And whisks its way into my muse.
That...

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Categories: hypotenuse, science
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member circle gets the square
 A  is for algebra, where numbers are represented by letters
 B  is for base, a base ten number  system is much...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypotenuse, science, relationship,
Form: Free verse



triangulation
love lies on the side hypotenuse
from where that right angle is
often love's functions seem abstruse
lost at ocean's bottom with Atlantis

yet complementary, our numbers add up
by...

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© Goode Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypotenuse, devotion, love, science,
Form: Quatrain
A walnut is waltzing with a willow tree today
a walnut waltzing with a willow tree
A molecule is neither a destitute mop without a bucket house. Nor is it a seven acre field that...

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Categories: hypotenuse, aubade, baseball, basketball, bird, birth, birthday,
Form: I do not know?
Pythagoras
 
Pythagoras was a mathematician.
He taught mathematics in ancient Greece.
He created a now-famous theorem.
You can bisect a rectangle or square.
Draw a line between opposite corners.
This...

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Categories: hypotenuse, education, science,
Form: Narrative
POETRY IS EVERYWHERE
POETRY      IS     EVERYWHERE

There exists a poetry in everything
Even  science and maths including.
But just imagine that...

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Categories: hypotenuse, poetry,
Form: Couplet
Irrefutable and Irreputable
Numerical value of irreputable in Chaldean Numerology is 3. 
Numerical value of irreputable in Pythagorean Numerology is 1.

In mathematics, the Pythagorean theorem, also known as...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypotenuse, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Playing with the paint
pickle a paper and print paint playfully pointing pins
Knitting needles in a fish and chip shop is about as useful or as necessary as eating...

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Categories: hypotenuse, absence, allah, allusion, angel, aubade, beauty,
Form: I do not know?
the LIQUIDITY of LIES
    THE LIQUIDITY OF LIES

To be precise It is now exactly half past never
And see, I’ve been trying to tell you that...

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Categories: hypotenuse, angst, planet, daffodils,
Form: Sijo
Will it be dinosaur foot tickling or chucking beetroot around then
Are you really going to tickle a dinosaur foot with a stone feather? or throw beetroots?

Who would attend a pterodactyl party? A daisy? A wallflower?...

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Categories: hypotenuse, arabic, art, assonance, aubade, bangla,
Form: I do not know?
Math
Not a mathematician
Numbers not my game
But this beautiful equation
Still adds up just the same

I do know what pi is
Took all the algebra course’s
Don’t know why...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypotenuse, introspection
Form: Verse
Freud Again Horn Haiku
Freud Again Horn Haiku

Three aspects will fight
In combat with each other
No equality.

Jim Horn

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Tangent = Sin/Co Sin

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypotenuse, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
the liquidity of lies
    THE LIQUIDITY OF LIES

To be precise It is now exactly half past never
And see, I’ve been trying to tell you that...

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Categories: hypotenuse, angst
Form: Free verse
Pythagoras

Pythagoras – remember him?
He came up with the theorem
for the hypotenuse,
which most of us never use.

Besides a philosopher
and astute mathematician
he was a fussy eater
and a...

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Categories: hypotenuse, humor,
Form: Light Verse