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Bill Batcher


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The 14th of March, 3/14--ย—todayย—--is the national
day to celebrate ๐…, which I guess is rational--ย—
the day, that is, not
๐…, which can'ย’t be a fraction
nor expressed in decimal digits with perfect exaction.
Diameter into circumference; quite transcendental!

Since attempting to memorize
๐… is too monumental,
and at mathematics I am just a beginner,
I'ย’ll celebrate with a nice round pie after dinner.


© by Bill Batcher.
Used with the authorย’'s permission.



Bill Batcher is the author of four books. A retired teacher, with a Doctorate in Education from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York, his poetry has been published in magazines, anthologies, and online collections, and has won several awards. Bill and his wife, Carol, live in Greenport, New York.


Post New Comment:
Lori Levy:
Like how the poem ends with a "nice round pie after dinner."
Posted 03/14/2021 02:26 PM
Janet Leahy:
Your rhymes are remarkable but your last line is what I pine for.
Posted 03/14/2021 10:18 AM
mail@schoolbusmart.com:
I guess you could say that was pie-fic. Nyuk, Nyuk, Nyuk. Cute pie-ce. Randy
Posted 03/14/2021 08:09 AM


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