Treasure Island

Danny Draper

(14 July 1963 / Kiama, New South Wales, Australia)

96 No more a conundrum


No revelation
The product of
Their square root
Was un-whole.
The fun was over
They sat disengaged
Burning in regions
Of nether perdition
Cooling in
Unknown half-lives.
Head to tail
Back to back
Diametrically opposed
Each figure inverted
And reversed
Niy and Gnay
Each now looking
The other way.
That supplementary
Now deficient
In diagonal
Polar harmony,
Sum undone
The one and five
Each less than ten
On and off
Divided they'd part,
Un-partnered run
Burdened ton
Unreached boundary
Unknown sum,
Wooden box of diamonds
No anniversary,
One minus the other
No sweet words three,
Each number a whole
Alone and set free,
But each connected
By common denominator
Inextricably linked
And will always be.
But could their ratios
Too great a divide
And experience be,
'til finally apart
Their uneven mix
At odds and evens,
The 9 and 6?

Submitted: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Edited: Friday, June 14, 2013

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Danny Draper
Caution may contain adult mathematical content.

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  • Lynne Fincherspringarden (6/17/2013 10:44:00 AM)

    The formula for love can never be captured nor solved by scientific certainty. And that is the conundrum of life. The truth of it is almost everywhere A.E. Awesome poem and fortunately can be rated a 10. (Report) Reply

  • Owain Glyn (6/14/2013 5:09:00 AM)

    If you can 'count' on me for anything, it's that the 'sum' of the parts, never adds up to the whole! (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Patrick (6/13/2013 9:50:00 PM)

    I bet this is not one you read to a girl on a first date. Slight absurdity of Euclidean geometry, awesome read (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (6/13/2013 6:19:00 AM)

    An erudite discourse on some dire implications of numerology.
    Ipso facto truth equals nonsense. (Report) Reply

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