Slice of Life/Day in a Poem (Day 14): Piece of the Pi

(This is for the Slice of Life challenge, hosted by Two Writing Teachers. We write on Tuesdays about the small moments in the larger perspective and then all through March — every single day  …  You write, too.)

Sometimes, it is good to break out of routines. I had come across this great resource for Pi Day Projects by Eric Curtis yesterday and decided to give the Pi Poem a try, after days of short verse. I then added some visual elements to the Spreadsheet format when I was done.

Pi Poem 2022 final

Peace (in Pi),

  1. I went off and have been trying to wirte a pi poem and forgot to give you a comment!! Thanks for sharing this clever site with with clever way to write a poem on 3/14 or any day! You made my Pi Day happier by teacing me a new way to celebrate it through poetry!

  2. “Forevered turning weathered” is how I feel.

    This poem is a fun way to write a poem— writing in math class or math in writing class. Either way, it’s worth the surprises! ~ Sheri

  3. Cool formula. I’d like to see this typed out because I found reading the grid close to impossible in places; however, I did get the gist. Maureen Ingram wrote a clever Pi Day post, too, I think you’d enjoy.

  4. This is creative on so many levels!! I also love this as a way to mix math and writing, the discussion of how this poem could conceivably keep going, and going, and going…

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