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From: M@h*(pOet)?ica–Louis Zukofsky’s Integral by Bob Grumman at Guest Blog.

Source: Geo-Metric Verse (1948) by Gerald L. Kaufman

Most people would probably put poetry and math at opposite ends of a spectrum, but author Gerald L. Kaufman was dedicated to marrying the two. In his book titled Geo-Metric Verse from 1948, he has 64 poems integrating mathematics and verse, which he amusingly admits is “written mostly for fanatics.”

 Guest blogger Bob Grumman muses over the Ellipsonnet and several other mathematical poems in his post “M@h*(pOet)?ica – Louis Zukofsky’s Integral”

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