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Situations and people morph into numbers;
equations wait to be solved as calculations abound.
The comfortable bliss of logic surrounds me;
the process mechanical, the answer eager to be found.

There lies a solution to every problem:
the approach safe, straightforward and
systematic.
The simple click, click, click of calculator buttons
soothes my mind and subdues the frantic.

When everything fits into formula,
life is comfortable, easy, a mere operation.
My spirit circumvents any tricks, twists
or turns;
bombarded only by casual computations.

However, the world sometimes conjures variables
that are elusive, unsolvable, and new.
The mathematician, methodologist, I falter
because emotions cannot be deciphered by the calculator's cue.

I put down my pencil; I throw away
my paper.
My new freedom proudly screams rebirth and revival.
I run through the streets; I touch the
whooshing wind.
Forgotten, far behind me, lies rationality's bible.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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codyabenbow This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 4, 2013 at 3:53 am
This poem is amazing!! But I have a question. What exactly did you mean by "rationality's bible" in the last line? 
 
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