Tone deaf

November 2, 2011
By Kissa95 BRONZE, Williamsburg, Virginia
Kissa95 BRONZE, Williamsburg, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Experience: The most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."~C.S. Lewis


“Math is like music,”
My best friend said,
“Each number a lovely note,
To the symphony in my head.”

I simply nod in response.
Trying to understand,
How she loves writing out the numbers
While I’d rather break my own hand.

What music can she possibly hear,
In the numbers I detest?
I’m wondering if she’s crazy.
She’s wondering if I’m tone deaf.


The author's comments:
This is for my friend Erica. She is super-gifted with numbers in a way I can't really understand:)

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