Wednesday, October 21, 2015

DMC: "The AfterMATH" by Teresa Robeson




The AfterMATH

You might think my love is
derivative
and
ridiculous,
though here’s what is integral:
it’s not calcu-you
or calcu-me
but calcul-US.

© 2015 Teresa Robeson. All rights reserved.



Marcus Ewert has challenged us to write love poems this month– about relationships that seem unrequited, but which end up being requited after all. Click HERE for more details.

Send your poem to TodaysLittleDitty (at) gmail (dot) com, or use the contact form in the sidebar to the right. All contributions will be included in a wrap-up celebration on Friday, October 30th, and one lucky participant will win an autographed copy of his fabulous new picture book:




23 comments:

  1. I love a good pun--especially when it comes in a poem!

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  2. What a clever poet you are, Teresa! Your TLD debut gets an A+ from me. :)

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    1. Heehee...oh, Michelle, *you* are the clever one!

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  3. Oh, there's our clever Teresa doing her clever math stuff - yay! A well done poem pun indeed. And I didn't have to look up any of the words. Win!

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    1. Thanks, Renee! Your praise always means a lot to me!

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  4. You must have been grinning like crazy when you finished!

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  5. Can't wait to share with some of the math teachers, who will love this math 'love poem". Terrific & clever.

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  6. Your words add up to a mighty awesome poem! Love it, Teresa :•)

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  7. Very PUNNY! I love it. Thanks for the laugh.

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  8. So succinct with a chuckle tied in too. Great poem!

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    1. Michelle, thanks! I had fun writing it. :)

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  9. Teresa!! I LOVE this--very clever! Thanks for sharing, Michelle! Do you have an illustration to go with this??

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    1. If you do come up with an illo, Teresa, be sure to pass it along! I'll add it to the post and include it in the wrap-up.

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    2. Thanks so much, Maria!

      Michelle, I'll see if I can think of something to draw for it. :)

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