I Call this Poem!

You can’t have this poem. I called it first. Shotgun. No do-overs. Can’t be reversed. It’s mine—finders keepers. It’s mine—pinky swear. It’s mine—losers weepers. Sorry. Life isn’t fair. I thought it first. I went and picked it. You sure you still want it? That’s why I licked it. -M.M.  

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The Writer {a waltz}

credit: tasteofomi.deviantart.com "The Writer" is a piano waltz I composed. Originally, it was titled the "Elipses Waltz" because  of the reoccuring "dot dot dot" motif. (. . .) Below you can find links to the pdf sheet music as well as a rough audio recording of the piece. The Writer [PDF Sheet music] The Writer [mp3... Continue Reading →

Foxed-Boxed (A Square Poem)

Mathematics and Language. Like mustard and custard, they should never be mixed. Or should they? Yesterday I came across a form of poetry which draws from both worlds: Mathematics and Language. Written by the beloved children's author and mathematician Lewis Carroll, "A square poem" (found here) can be read either vertically or horizotally. Fascinated, I... Continue Reading →

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