Math for seniors

Past our primes
we lose our wholes

and even our fractions
seem improper.

Once reasonable numbers
become irrational;

we lose any sense
of absolute value.

We see we will never solve for x

yet always pi is endlessly available.

So let us eschew
the greatest
common divisors,
embrace our lowest
common denominators.

Let us eat together,
while we can.






  1. slukwago · · Reply

    You and your plus one
    Are always welcome


    1. Or, more likely, my plus one minus one.


  2. i can count
    that one
    piece of pie 🙂


    1. Which is really the only math skill you need. 🙂

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  3. Oh, yes! Let’s!
    (And make mine pumpkin, please …)


    1. I thought that image appropriately seasonal. 🙂 Thanks for playing, Jazz!

      Liked by 1 person

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